- hold the cane in the right hand
- hold the cane in the left hand
- move the cane and step forward with the right leg
- move the cane and step forward with the left leg
A nurse is teaching a client with left-sided hemiparesis to walk with a cane. The nurse should include which points about safe cane use when teaching the client? Select all that apply.
Numbers 1 and 4 are correct.
The client should hold the cane in the hand opposite the weaker leg, the right hand. The client should move the cane and step forward with his weaker leg, left, at the same time.