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Personal hygiene care / Lindsay Dingwall.

By: Dingwall, Lindsay.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Wiley Online Library.Essential clinical skills for nurses: Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010Description: 1 online resource (ix, 326 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781444318715 (electronic bk.); 1444318713 (electronic bk.); 9781444318708; 1444318705.Subject(s): Nursing | Patients -- Care | Patients -- Health and hygieneAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Personal hygiene care.DDC classification: 610.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Assessing your patient -- Improving and maintaining oral health -- Care of the eyes -- Ear care -- Foot and nail care -- Hair care and grooming -- Methods of washing -- Skin care.
Summary: Meeting the hygiene needs of patients is a fundamental aspect of nursing care. This practical and introductory guide outlines and emphasises the nursing skills required to meet the essential personal hygiene care needs of patients in various care settings. It 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 and physiology, as well as common conditions, safety issues, privacy and dignity.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Assessing your patient -- Improving and maintaining oral health -- Care of the eyes -- Ear care -- Foot and nail care -- Hair care and grooming -- Methods of washing -- Skin care.

Meeting the hygiene needs of patients is a fundamental aspect of nursing care. This practical and introductory guide outlines and emphasises the nursing skills required to meet the essential personal hygiene care needs of patients in various care settings. It 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 and physiology, as well as common conditions, safety issues, privacy and dignity.

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Lindsay Dingwall is a Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery at The University of Dundee

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