Care recipient (cr) bites down on glass thermometer and may break it

Try: Don’t use a glass thermometer use a digital thermometer which can be purchased at a grocery or drugstore

Materials: Digital thermometer

Categories: Sage, Topic, Behavior Challenging, Medical Physical, Independence, Some Supervision, Maximum Supervision, Cognitive Awareness, Somewhat Aware, Unaware

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References: caring for a person with alzheimer’s disease your easy-to-use guide from the national institute on aging by national institute on aging 2011 available at www nia nih gov

Keywords: Glass thermometer taking temperature fever flu

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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