An 88-year-old client fractured a hip after a fall in her home. Because of her peripheral vascular disease and asthma, surgery is not an option. The client tells the nurse she does not know how she is going to get better. Which response by the nurse is best ?

  • “You’ll do just fine.”
  • “You can’t live alone anymore.”
  • “What are you most worried about?”
  • “You should get a second opinion.”
Number 3 is correct.