Flashcards in Chpt. 22: Personal Hygeine Deck (60):
what is care given at bedtime of PM called
cleaning the genital and anal areas;pericare
hardened plaque on teeth
occurs when breathing fluid, flood, vomitus, or an object into the lungs
care given after breakfast is called...
MOrning care, early morning care
pericare is aka....
thin film that sticks to the teeth. Contains saliva, microbes, and other substances
artifical tooth or a set of artifical teeth
when the foreskin covering the glans of the penis was surgically removed
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
you should assist a person w/ personal hygiene...
whenever help is needed
when giving personal hygiene, you need to remember to protect the person's right to...
privacy and personal choice
what hygiene measures are not done before breakfast
assisting w/ activity by providing ROM exercises
what hygiene measures are one before breakfast
assisting w/ elimination
straightning resident units, including making beds
assisting w. oral hygiene
what is done everytime you assist w/ hygiene measures throughout the day
face and hand washing and oral hygiene
if good oral hygiene isn't done reg., the person may develop tartar, which will lead to...
name the health team members that may asses the person's need for mouth care
teeth are flossed...
to help prevent periodontal disease
sponge swabs are used for...
persons w sore, tender mouths and for unconscious persons
you follow Standard Precautions and the bloodborne Pathogen Standard when giving oral hygiene b/c...
gums may bleed during mouth care
when the person is able to perform oral hygiene in bed, you arrange the items on...
the over-bed table
what dont you do when you're brushing the person's teeth
use only a sponge swab to clean the teeth
what don't you do when flossing teeth
start at the lower back tooth on the right side
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
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
when giving oral hygiene to an unconscious person who wears dentures, you should...
dentures ARE NOT WORN WHEN THE PERSON IS UNCONSCIOUS
mouth care is given to an unconscious person how many times a day
at least every 2 hrs
a padded tongue blade is used when giving oral hygiene to an unconscious person to
keep the mouth open
when cleaning dentures at a sink, line the sink w. a towel to...
prevent damage to dentures if they fall in the sink
id dentures are not worn after cleaning, store them in
if person cant remove the dentures, you can use ___ to get a good grip on the slippery dentures
older persons usually need a complete bath/shower only twice a week because...
dry skin often occurs w/ aging
if a person has dry ski,n, what helps keep it soft
creams, lotions and oils
if a person w. dementia resists bathing, you may...
try giving the beth during a time of day when the person is calmer
when choosing skin care products for bathing you should use...
products the person prefers whenever possible
what is the range for water temp. in a complete bath for adults
for older persons, the temperature should be lower
when applying powder...
sprinkle a small amount onto your hands or a cloth
When helping a bariatric person w/ hygiene, its important to ...
dry under skin folds to prevent skin breakdown
a complete bed bath is given to persons who...
are weak from illness or surgery
when youre giving a complete bed bath, the bed is made...
after the bath is completed
offering the bedpan, urinal, commode, or bathroom is done when?
before the bath begins
during the bed bath, the bath blanket is placed...
over the person before top linens are removed
don't use soap when washing what area?
around the eyes
how do you avoid exposing a person when washing the chest
place a towel over the chest cross-wise
bath water is changed when
its cool and soapy
a person with what condition will respond well to a towel bath?
a perosn w/ dementia
a partial bath involves bathing...
*when giving any type of bath, you should...*
provide for privacy
a tub bath should last n longer than...
if a person is weak or unsteady what should be used when the person showers
shower chair, shower trolley, or shower stall
when assisting w/ a tub or shower, whtat is done first
place a rubber bath mat in the tub or on the shower floor
when cleaning the perineal area
work from the uthreal to anal area
when gathering equipment for perineal care you'll need how many wash cloths
at least 4
when giving pernial care to a male, you should
retract the foreskin if he is uncircumsized
what religion requires at least one bath a day
east indian hindus
what do some Hindus beleive is harmful after a meal
bathing after a meal is harmful
when should you offer oral hygiene
what methods can be used to measure the water temp. for a bed bath