After a patient's bedside bath, be sure the __________________are up and the
__________________ is within reach.
Respect for the patient's __________________ decreases the patient's emotional
discomfort during personal care.
For a bedside bath, maintain bath water between ______F and _______F.
During the bathing procedure, observe any abnormal skin condition; describe the
location, color, size, and how it _________to the patient.
An abnormal body odor may be an indication of infection or ____________
Hot skin could mean fever; cold skin could mean ______________________.
Oral hygiene is especially important for patients who breath through their mouths,
because their oral _________________ dries out quickly.
Name three types of observations made during oral care, which must be recorded.
Dentures must be kept in ______________ to preserve their fit and general
When rinsing dentures, be careful NOT to use _______water.
Mouthwash and other solutions that contain ______________ should not be used
for the patient with ulcerations, as they are frequently very painful.