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17 Cards in this Set

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Step 1
Explains procedure. Speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible
Step 2
Privacy is provided with a certain screen, or door
Step 3
Before providing mouth care, client is upright sitting position (45-90 degree angle.)
Step 4
Puts on clean gloves before cleaning mouth
Step 5
Places clothing protestor across chest before providing mouth care
Step 6
Moisten toothbrush
Step 7
Applies toothpaste to toothbrush
Step 8
Critical::: Cleans mouth (including tongue and surface of teeth using gentle motion)
Step 9
Maintains clean technique with placement of toothbrush
Step 10
Holds emesis basin to chin while client rinses mouth
Step 11
Wipes mouth and removes clothing protector
Step 12
Empties rinses and dries basin
Step 13
After rinsing basin, places basin in designated dirty supply area
Step 14
After rinsing basin, places basin in designated dirty supply area
Step 15
Disposes of clothing protector appropriately
Step 16
After placing basin in designated dirty supply area, and disposing of used linen, removes and disposes of gloves (without contaminating self) into waste container and washes hands
Step 17
Signal devise is within reach and bed is in the lowest position