Module 8_personal_hygiene

Module 8_personal_hygiene - Factors Affecting Personal...

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Factors Affecting Personal Hygiene 1. Cultural / Religious  1. Developmental Stage 1. Health state/ illness 1. Personal Preference 1. Mobility 1. Emotional state
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Purpose of Bathing Cleansing the skin – reduction of infection Removes perspiration, bacteria, which minimizes skin  irritation and reduces chance of infection Stimulation of circulation Warm water and gentle strokes from distal to  proximal  increase circulation and promote venous  return Improve self-image Promotes feeling of being refreshed, relaxed
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Purpose of Bathing Reduction of body odors Especially in axillae and pubic areas Promotion of Range of Motion Movement of extremities while bathing
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Nurse’s Advantage Provides opportunity to develop a meaningful nurse- patient relationship  Provides opportunity for assessment of the patient  including condition of patient, psychosocial and  learning needs.
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Critical Thinking Situation:     The Nurse enters Mrs. G’s room to do a complete  bed bath and she says “I do not want my bath now,  I just want to rest”.                   What should the nurse do now?
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Critical Thinking Situation:     The nurse enters Mr. C’s room to do a complete  bed bath and he says “I do not want my bath  now, I just want to rest”.    You notice that his  bed is wet and he was incontinent of urine.    Now what should the nurse do?
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What are the various types of baths and when used? Shower or Tub bath Bed Baths Complete Bed Bath Partial Bath
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Back Care and Massage May be performed after drying off             the back during the bath. What is the importance of massaging the back ?  What assessment is important to accomplish? 
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Guidelines for Bathing 1. Provide Privacy 1. Maintain Safety 1. Maintain warmth 1. Promote the patient’s independence as much as  possible
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Oral Hygiene Refreshes the mouth and gives a sense of well-being and ____________________.
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Oral Hygiene: Unconscious Patient See performance checklist in syllabus Safety is of utmost importance   Prevent aspiration 1. Positioning—lateral position with head turned to the side or  side-lying.  Position back of head on a pillow so that the face tips  forward and fluid/ secretions will flow out of the mouth, not  back into the throat.
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course RNSG 1105 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '11 term at Austin Community College.

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