An RN from the women’s health clinic is temporarily reassigned to a medical-surgical unit. Which of these client assignments would be most appropriate for this nurse?

  • A newly diagnosed client with type 2 diabetes mellitus who is learning foot care

  • A client from a motor vehicle accident with an external fixation device on the leg

  • A client admitted for a barium swallow after a transient ischemic attack

  • A newly admitted client with a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer