A 29-year-old client is scheduled for an arthrotomy of the right knee following a football injury. The client describes his state of health as excellent and states that he does not use any medication. In providing psychological support for the client during the preoperative period, the nurse should:
A. teach coughing and deep breathing exercises.
B. provide for spiritual care, if appropriate.
C. perform a head to toe assessment including height and weight.
D. administer preoperative medication as ordered