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Assessing a Patient's Hygiene & Personal Care

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Hygiene and personal care is necessary for _____.

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1. When initially assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care, their _____ is also important.

2. Skin that is not cleaned on a regular basis can develop:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo helps you check your knowledge of assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care. In order to pass the quiz, you need to understand the importance of personal hygiene and what happens when skin isn't cleaned on a regular basis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over the following topics:

  • Consequences of a lack of oral care
  • When hair thinning is considered normal
  • What nails should be examined for
  • The importance of hygiene and personal care
  • What to consider when assessing a patient's hygiene and personal care

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on patient hygiene
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about when hair thinning is considered normal and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what to look for when inspecting the nails

Additional Learning

Learn more about these procedures using the lesson named Assessing a Patient's Hygiene & Personal Care. You can cover the following tasks:

  • Understand why hygiene is important
  • Learn how to assess the condition of the skin
  • See what malnutrition looks like
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