Personal Hygiene Care explores care of the eyes, ears, mouth, nails and hair and provides evidence–based rationales for each procedure. Methods of washing your patient are discussed, and bed–making and patient positioning is explored. Each chapter provides the necessary anatomy & physiology, as well as common conditions, safety issues, privacy & dignity, cultural & religious considerations and infection control issues.
Improving and Maintaining Oral Health.
Care of the Eyes.
Nail Care and Foot Care.
Hair Care and General Grooming.
Methods of Washing Your Patient.
Making Your Patient′s Bed and Positioning Your Patient.
Appendix I Cultural and religious considerations.
Appendix II Examples of oral health risk assessments.
Appendix III Examples of pressure sore risk assessments