Positions on side

  1. Explains procedure, speaking clearly, slowly, and directly, maintaining face-to-face contact whenever possible.
    Privacy is provided with a curtain, screen, or door
  2. Before turning lowers head of bed
    Raises side rail on side to which body will be turned
  3. Slowly rolls onto side as one unit toward raised side rail
    Places or adjust pillow under head for support
  4. Client is positioned so that client is not lying on arm
    Supports top arm with supportive device
  5. Places supportive device behind client's back
    Places supportive device between legs with top knee flexed; knee and ankle supported
  6. Signailing device is within reach and bed in low position
    washes hands
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Positions on side
positions on side skill