Basic Patient Care Procedures
1-5. ASSISTING A PATIENT TO TAKE A TUB BATH
a. General. A patient who is not confined to bed and is not helpless will, in some cases, be recommended to have a tub bath. All necessary supplies and equipment is provided by the medical specialist. Any assistance in getting in and out of bed, getting in and out of the tub, and/or reaching areas of the body while bathing will be rendered by the specialist.
b. Important Points.
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