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Fundamentals of Basic Hygiene - Chapter Summary
The instructors in this chapter cover good hygiene and its importance in the healthcare industry. By completing this chapter, you'll learn about the following:
- The effect of good personal hygiene on health
- Factors that influence your personal hygiene
- Hygiene tools like soap and their impact on your health
The short, but comprehensive lessons in this chapter break down these important concepts into understandable chunks so you can study when you have time. View them from any mobile phone or computer.
1. Importance of Good Personal Hygiene for Health
Is it better to avoid taking a bath for a few weeks or not? Good personal hygiene involves many practices and is important for many reasons. This lesson goes over the details.
2. Factors that Influence Personal Hygiene
It may seem like a no-brainer that you should bathe once a day but that's not a no-brainer for everyone. Why? Well, it turns out there are a lot of factors that influence personal hygiene and this lesson goes over many of them.
3. Hygiene Agents Used on Skin & Mucous Membranes
This lesson covers hygiene. Learn the importance of hygiene and the different types of agents that are used on the skin and mucous membranes to promote hygiene in nurses and patients.
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