An Exploration of Patient Bathing Practices and Bath Basin Use in Kentucky Healthcare Facilities

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/622709
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
Presentation
Level of Evidence:
N/A
Research Approach:
N/A
Title:
An Exploration of Patient Bathing Practices and Bath Basin Use in Kentucky Healthcare Facilities
Other Titles:
Evidence-Based Nursing Implementation
Author(s):
Sturgeon, Lizbeth P.; Garrett-Wright, Dawn; Bormann, Lorraine B.; House, Sonya; Jones, M. Susan
Lead Author STTI Affiliation:
Kappa Theta
Author Details:
Lizbeth P. Sturgeon, PhD; Dawn Garrett-Wright, PhD; Lorraine B. Bormann, PhD, MHA; Sonya House, EdD; M. Susan Jones, PhD, MSN -- School of Nursing, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA
Abstract:

It is economically advantageous for facilities to identify and prevent hospital acquired infections since these costs are not reimbursed. Little is known about the potential sources of infection from personal patient items like bath basins. This presentation will examine issues with current patient bathing practices and bath basin use.

Keywords:
Disposable Bath Basins; Health Care Acquired Infection; Patient Bathing
Repository Posting Date:
21-Sep-2017
Date of Publication:
21-Sep-2017
Other Identifiers:
CONV17E10
Conference Date:
2017
Conference Name:
44th Biennial Convention
Conference Host:
Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing
Conference Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
Description:
44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.
Note:
Items submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.typePresentationen
dc.evidence.levelN/Aen
dc.research.approachN/Aen
dc.titleAn Exploration of Patient Bathing Practices and Bath Basin Use in Kentucky Healthcare Facilitiesen_US
dc.title.alternativeEvidence-Based Nursing Implementationen
dc.contributor.authorSturgeon, Lizbeth P.en
dc.contributor.authorGarrett-Wright, Dawnen
dc.contributor.authorBormann, Lorraine B.en
dc.contributor.authorHouse, Sonyaen
dc.contributor.authorJones, M. Susanen
dc.contributor.departmentKappa Thetaen
dc.author.detailsLizbeth P. Sturgeon, PhD; Dawn Garrett-Wright, PhD; Lorraine B. Bormann, PhD, MHA; Sonya House, EdD; M. Susan Jones, PhD, MSN -- School of Nursing, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USAen
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/622709-
dc.description.abstract<p><span>It is economically advantageous for facilities to identify and prevent hospital acquired infections since these costs are not reimbursed. Little is known about the potential sources of infection from personal patient items like bath basins. This presentation will examine issues with current patient bathing practices and bath basin use.</span></p>en
dc.subjectDisposable Bath Basinsen
dc.subjectHealth Care Acquired Infectionen
dc.subjectPatient Bathingen
dc.date.available2017-09-21T16:27:49Z-
dc.date.issued2017-09-21-
dc.date.accessioned2017-09-21T16:27:49Z-
dc.conference.date2017en
dc.conference.name44th Biennial Conventionen
dc.conference.hostSigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursingen
dc.conference.locationIndianapolis, Indiana, USAen
dc.description44th Biennial Convention 2017 Theme: Influence Through Action: Advancing Global Health, Nursing, and Midwifery.en
dc.description.noteItems submitted to a conference/event were evaluated/peer-reviewed at the time of abstract submission to the event. No other peer-review was provided prior to submission to the Henderson Repository, unless otherwise noted.-
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