An Order for morphine

The hospice nurse is caring for a patient who has an order for morphine as needed for comfort. The patient’s respiratory rate is eight breaths per minute, and the patient is wincing and moaning. The nurse administers the morphine even though the nurse would not administer it to a non-hospice patient because it depresses respiratory effort. Which characteristics of critical thinking is this nurse displaying? Select all that apply.




Intellectual autonomy

Intellectual perseverance

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