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what is care given at bedtime of PM called

Evening care
pernial care

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pernial care

cleaning the genital and anal areas;pericare

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tartar

hardened plaque on teeth

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aspiration

occurs when breathing fluid, flood, vomitus, or an object into the lungs

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care given after breakfast is called...

MOrning care, early morning care

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pericare is aka....

perineal care

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plaque

thin film that sticks to the teeth. Contains saliva, microbes, and other substances

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denture

artifical tooth or a set of artifical teeth

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diaphoresis

profuse sweating

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circumcised

when the foreskin covering the glans of the penis was surgically removed

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if a person needs help with personal hygiene, you can find out what needs they have by...

following the nurse's directions and the care plan

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you should assist a person w/ personal hygiene...

whenever help is needed

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when giving personal hygiene, you need to remember to protect the person's right to...

privacy and personal choice

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what hygiene measures are not done before breakfast

assisting w/ activity by providing ROM exercises

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what hygiene measures are one before breakfast

assisting w/ elimination
straightning resident units, including making beds
assisting w. oral hygiene

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what is done everytime you assist w/ hygiene measures throughout the day

face and hand washing and oral hygiene

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if good oral hygiene isn't done reg., the person may develop tartar, which will lead to...

periodontal disease

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name the health team members that may asses the person's need for mouth care

speech-language pathologist
nurse
dietitian

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teeth are flossed...

to help prevent periodontal disease

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sponge swabs are used for...

persons w sore, tender mouths and for unconscious persons

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you follow Standard Precautions and the bloodborne Pathogen Standard when giving oral hygiene b/c...

gums may bleed during mouth care

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when the person is able to perform oral hygiene in bed, you arrange the items on...

the over-bed table

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what dont you do when you're brushing the person's teeth

use only a sponge swab to clean the teeth

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what don't you do when flossing teeth

start at the lower back tooth on the right side

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what do you do when flossing

hold floss between the middle fingers
move floss gently up and down between teeth
move to a new section of floss after every second tooth

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when providing mouth care for an unconscious person, position the person on 1 side w. the head turned well to the side to prevent...

prevent/reduce risk of aspiration

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when giving oral hygiene to an unconscious person who wears dentures, you should...

dentures ARE NOT WORN WHEN THE PERSON IS UNCONSCIOUS

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mouth care is given to an unconscious person how many times a day

at least every 2 hrs

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a padded tongue blade is used when giving oral hygiene to an unconscious person to

keep the mouth open

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when cleaning dentures at a sink, line the sink w. a towel to...

prevent damage to dentures if they fall in the sink

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id dentures are not worn after cleaning, store them in

cool water

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if person cant remove the dentures, you can use ___ to get a good grip on the slippery dentures

guaze squares

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older persons usually need a complete bath/shower only twice a week because...

dry skin often occurs w/ aging

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if a person has dry ski,n, what helps keep it soft

creams, lotions and oils

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if a person w. dementia resists bathing, you may...

try giving the beth during a time of day when the person is calmer

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when choosing skin care products for bathing you should use...

products the person prefers whenever possible

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what is the range for water temp. in a complete bath for adults

110F-115F(43.3C-46.1C)
for older persons, the temperature should be lower

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when applying powder...

sprinkle a small amount onto your hands or a cloth

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When helping a bariatric person w/ hygiene, its important to ...

dry under skin folds to prevent skin breakdown

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a complete bed bath is given to persons who...

are weak from illness or surgery

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when youre giving a complete bed bath, the bed is made...

after the bath is completed

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offering the bedpan, urinal, commode, or bathroom is done when?

before the bath begins

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during the bed bath, the bath blanket is placed...

over the person before top linens are removed

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don't use soap when washing what area?

around the eyes

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how do you avoid exposing a person when washing the chest

place a towel over the chest cross-wise

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bath water is changed when

its cool and soapy

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a person with what condition will respond well to a towel bath?

a perosn w/ dementia

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a partial bath involves bathing...

the face,hands,axillae,back,butt,perineal(crack)

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*when giving any type of bath, you should...*

provide for privacy

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a tub bath should last n longer than...

20min

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if a person is weak or unsteady what should be used when the person showers

shower chair, shower trolley, or shower stall

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when assisting w/ a tub or shower, whtat is done first

place a rubber bath mat in the tub or on the shower floor

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when cleaning the perineal area

work from the uthreal to anal area

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when gathering equipment for perineal care you'll need how many wash cloths

at least 4

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when giving pernial care to a male, you should

retract the foreskin if he is uncircumsized

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what religion requires at least one bath a day

east indian hindus

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what do some Hindus beleive is harmful after a meal

bathing after a meal is harmful

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when should you offer oral hygiene

before,after breakfast
afternoon,evening care

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what methods can be used to measure the water temp. for a bed bath

bath thermometer
inner wrist

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when brushing the teeth of a comotose erson, what do you do

turn to side to prevent aspiration
use tounge blade to hold open mouth

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