Client care Unit 14

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Client care Unit 14

Assist with Oral Hygiene


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Smoking causes bad breath, yellow and discoloured teeth and gum disease. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Acid produced by bacteria in the mouth causes cavities. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Check those that apply: Oral toilet at the bedside is performed on those who are
    • A. 

      In coma

    • B. 

      Independent

    • C. 

      Going through oral surgery

    • D. 

      Terminally ill

    • E. 

      On "Nil by mouth"

  • 4. 
    Check those that apply: The nursing considerations for assisting with oral toilet are
    • A. 

      Place the patient in semi fowler's position

    • B. 

      Hold the patients' hands in case they resist

    • C. 

      Adjust the bed to mid thigh working height

    • D. 

      Assess the patient's mouth before the activity

    • E. 

      Report any irritations or pain

    • F. 

      Place the unconscious patient in lateral position

  • 5. 
    Oral or dental hygiene is a type of Activity of Daily Living (ADL). 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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