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How do you move a patient side to side from a supine position?
hands under head and upper body, support head..slide toward you
hands under the trunk and distal to the pelvis..slide toward you
hands under thighs and legs..slide toward you
How do you move a patient upward while in a supine position?
bring pt closer to edge of bed first
flex pts hips and knees
stand in a side lunge postition
support pts head a chest with your arms (your chest close to their chest)
move patient up
How do you position a pt in a sidelying position from supine?
pt needs to be close to edge
turn pt TOWARDS you
hold at shoulders and pelvis area, and pull gently towards you
How do you move a patient into prone position from supine?
move pt closer to one side
roll pt TOWARD you
roll as in sidelying
roll onto stomach, fix arms
How do you put a pt in sitting postion from supine?
move close to one edge
roll onto sidelying position (LE partially flexed)
lift trunk by lifting under the shoulders
pivot LE's over side of bed