To administer a backrub, the specialist should first:
a. Explain to the patient what you are going to do.
b. Prepare the equipment.
Adjust bed height to working level.
d. Provide privacy and quiet environment.
Prior to moving to another task following the backrub, you should:
a. Lower the bed rail, and raise the side rail as needed.
b. Wash your hands.
Remove excess lubricant from patient's back.
d. Position the patient and make him comfortable.
The patient who can help himself during routine mouth care should:
a. Rinse the toothbrush thoroughly under running water and allow it to air dry.
b. Disinfect the toothbrush and place it in the cabinet.
Place the toothbrush in the cabinet and allow it to thoroughly dry before the
d. Place the toothbrush in a glass of clean water when it is not in use.
The urinal or bedpan is provided anytime one is requested by the patient; in
addition, it is usually offered:
a. Before meals and before visiting hours.
b. Before meals and after visiting hours.
After meals and after visiting hours.
d. After meals and before visiting hours.
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