Positions

Dorsal Recumbent

lying down on back with use of pillows

Fowlers PositionHigh Low

High - 90 degreeSemi/low 45 degree angle

Orthopneic Position

allows maximum chest expansion and eases breathing

Sims Position used for?

used for rectal examinations

Knee Chest Positionused for..

rectal exams and labor patients

Lithotomy Position

labor, Pap, etc.

Trendelenburg

used for anaphylaaxis shock

Tripod

patient leans on knees with hands