A patients ocular tumor has necessitated enucleation and the patient will be fitted with a prosthesis. The nurse should address what nursing diagnosis when planning the patients discharge education?

Answer Explanation: The use of an ocular prosthesis is likely to have a significant impact on a patients body image. Prostheses are not associated with chronic pain or ineffective protection. The patientexperiences a change in vision, but is usually able to accommodate such changes and prevent unilateral neglect.

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