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AM care is...
Routine care before breakfast;
Early morning care.
Aspiration is...
Breathing fluid or an object into the lungs.
Early morning care is...
AM care.
Evening care is...
HS(hours of sleep) care or PM care.
HS care is...
Care given at bedtime;
evening care or PM care.
Morning care is...
Care given after breakfast
(Hygiene measures are more thorough at this time).
Oral Hygiene is...
Mouth care.
Pericare is...
Perineal care.
Perineal care is...
Cleaning the genital and anal area; pericare.
Plaque is...
A thin film that sticks to the teeth.
(It contains saliva, microbes, and other substances)
PM care is...
HS care or evening care.
Tartar is...
Hardened plaque
Hygiene promotes these 3 things...
1.comfort
2.safety
3.health
What 6 factors affect hygiene?
1.perspiration
2.vomiting
3.elimination
4.drainage from wounds or body openings
5.bedrest
6.activity
What 2 things can affect self-care abilities?
1.Illness
2.Aging