towel bath


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towel bath

A bath given by applying towels dipped in water 60° to 70°F (15.6° to 21.1°C) to the arms, legs, and anterior and posterior surfaces of trunk, and then removing the towels and drying the parts.
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When staff realize they can calm an agitated resident in just ten minutes with a towel bath or other soothing tub bath, she expects bathing will take place more often.