Advanced Principles of Patient Hygiene.
Paragraphs 3-1 through 3-14.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Determine purposes for giving a patient a bath.
Identify conditions, which encourage skin
Identify interventions, which can prevent skin
Identify patient needs to consider and
observations to make during the bathing
Identify the principles of mouth care, to include
the patient with dentures, the patient with mouth
complications, and the unconscious patient.
Identify the principles and reasons for the back
Determine guidelines for shaving a male patient.
Determine guidelines for performing perineal
Identify principles for and purposes of hair care.
After studying the assignment, complete the exercises
at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you
to achieve the lesson objectives.