Figure 1-8. Care of feet.
Figure 1-9. Care of fingernails.
(8) Clean under fingernails with orange stick. Trim nails straight across and
even with clippers. Shape fingernails with emery board. Push cuticles back gently with
washcloth or with orangewood stick.
Don glove and wash areas of the feet that are calloused with washcloth.
(10) Trim and clean toenails as in step 8 for fingernails.
(11) Apply lotion or cream to hands and feet. Return patient to bed and
position for comfort.
(12) Remove gloves and store them in proper container. Clean all equipment
and store. Place soiled linen in laundry bag. Wash your hands.