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bathing

 [bāth´ing]
in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as cleaning of the body for the purposes of relaxation, cleanliness, and healing.

bathing

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as cleaning of the body for the purposes of relaxation, cleanliness, and healing. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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The purest coastal waters in Europe are located in Cyprus and Slovenia, while Luxemburg is the country with the best inland bathing waters.
According to the report, all the bathing sites in Cyprus and Luxembourg were deemed 'excellent'.
In 2008, 14,551 coastal bathing areas and 6,890 bathing areas in inland waters were monitored.
Bathing in Public in the Roman World, The University of Michigan.
The resident is typically transferred onto the stretcher while still in his or her room and transported to the bathing facility, bathed and then returned to the room having never left the stretcher.
The artificial fever created by steam bathing works as an immune system stimulant by increasing the number of white blood cells in the body.
Through glazed links tying this pavilion to the rest of the complex you see, but cannot enter, the bathing court beyond.
To use: Before bathing, gently massage the mixture all over your body to increase circulation and remove dry, flaky skin.
The most physically demanding part of her job was bathing patients, most of whom were sick and elderly.
Americans' attitudes toward bathing have changed along with their lifestyles.
Value sales growth within the soap bath and shower market is driven by the modern bathing formats, such as liquid soaps, and shower products.