Body Mechanics Obj. 1-4

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Body Mechanics Obj. 1-4
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2010-04-21 01:03:14
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Body Mechanics Obj. 1-4
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  1. Use of Proper Body Mechanics
    • 1. Proper Balance
    • 2. Hold Objects Close to you
  2. Dorsal Recumbent

    1. Dorsal
    2. Recumbent
    3. Support
    • 1. Back
    • 2. lying down/reclining
    • 3. Use of pillows or rolls
  3. Fowlers Position

    1. Position
    2. High Fowlers
    3. Low fowlers.
    • 1. Head and Trunk are raised
    • 2. Head of the bead is elevated to 90 degrees
    • 3. Head of the bed is elevated to 45 degrees
  4. Orthopneic Position
    1. Sitting in bed or at the bedside leaning our table.
  5. Lithotomy Position
    • Involves the pelvis and lower abdomen.
    • for surgery
  6. Positioning

    1. Prone
    2. Supine
    3. Lateral
    4. Sims's
    5. Fowlers
    • 1. on the abdomen
    • 2. on the back
    • 3. on either side
    • 4. left lateral
    • 5. upright; HIGH 90 degree angle, low 45 degree angle
  7. Tripod Position
    • 1.Patient leans forward with hands on knees
    • 2. Optimizes respiratory mechanics

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