legal and ethical responsibility

1. Discuss your (the nurse’s) legal and ethical responsibility in relation to a patient suffering from COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) in a long-term facility.

2. What influence can a professional nurse exert on this issue from a legislative or policy standpoint? (Think about current legislation, current ethical issues, or possible legislative needs for this client or others with similar issues.)
2-3 sentences for each question are enough as long as the questions are answered. A minimum of one reference

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