Fan fold the clean bath blanket at foot of the bed.
(d) Arrange the patient to the supine position.
Prepare the towel for bathing the patient (figure 1-6).
Figure 1-6. Prepare a towel.
(a) Fold towel in half, top to bottom; fold in half again, top to bottom;
now half again, side to side. Then roll towel with bath towel and washcloth inside,
beginning with folded edge.
(b) Place rolled up towel (with bath towel and washcloths inside) in
plastic bag with salvage edges toward open end of bag.
(c) Draw 2000 ml of water at 115 to 120F into plastic pitcher.
Measure 30 ml of concentrate or 90 ml of solution. (If using dispenser with a pump, a
single stroke measures 30 ml.) Mix 2000 ml of water and Septi-Soft.
(d) Pour mixture over towel inside plastic bag.
(e) Knead the solution quickly into towel, position plastic bag with open
end in sink, and squeeze out excess water, giving added wringing twists to salvage
edges of towel.
Bathe patient (figure 1-7).
Figure 1-7. Bathe the patient.