Hygiene - Patient and their Environment
involves those practices performed by an individual to care for one’s bodily
health and well-being, through cleanliness. Motivation for personal hygiene
practice includes reduction of personal illness and sense of well being.
The word hygiene
refers to “The Science of the establishment and maintenance of health”
“Hygiene is the
practice of keeping yourself and your surroundings clean especially in order to
prevent illness or the spread of disease”.
The work hygiene
derived from the Greek work Hygieinous.