Mouth piece.

  • Published 2000 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…


The importance of basic mouth care I was brought home to me when I was I admitted to hospital. When I woke up I after an emergency operation, my mouth I felt dry and cracked, and tasted terrible. I did get a welcome mouthwash at first, but while I was hooked up to drips and drains, barely able to move and 'nil by mouth', mouth care was supplied on demand… (More)