You are an FY2 Doctor on a haematology ward. Your consultant is conducting a research study and consents the patient to be involved in a trial for treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, using lots of complicated words. The patient nods their head in agreement but from their facial expression, you can see that they may not have understood everything. The nurse goes to the treatment room to begin setting up the treatment drip. Your team is now due to see the next patient on the busy ward round. Do you:
Rank the following actions in order from the most appropriate (1) to the least appropriate (5) in this situation.