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Hygiene-Chapter 30 points Lis1t and explain 2 factors that influence personal hygiene behaviors. 1. Culture: some cultures place high value with showering or bathing at least once a day to feel that they are clean, whereas some other cultures believe that weekly showering or bathing is sufficient. 2. Socioeconomic class: Some people due to economic status may not be able to readily access bathing/showering facilities. Their socioeconomic class may also prevent them from being able to purchase sufficient soap, shampoo, or deodorant. 2 List 2 purposes of bathing. 1. Cleansing the skin 2. Helps to improve self-image 3. Bathing acts as a skin conditioner 2 Explain the results of the nursing research conducted with regard to bathing and HAI’s? The results of the nursing research on bathing and HAI’S found that bathing with chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) solution and water decreased MRSA and VRE transmission rates. Some nurses used prepackaged CHG cloths. Though the cost associated with bathing increased, the time to administer the bath with the
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  • Winter '17
  • Barbara Pieper
  • Bathing, chlorhexidine gluconate, personal hygiene behaviors

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