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1

Which linens do you change every day?

Soaker
Pillow case

2

Protocols for Bedmaking

1. Hold linens away from body
2. Have linen cart nearby
3. Bed proper working height
4. Minimum # linens, no wrinkles
5. Work in pairs

3

Which types of pt's need repositioning

Frail vulnerable pt's

4

How often to reposition

EVERY 2 hours day & night

5

Benefits of repositioning

Promote lung expansion
decrese Decubitus ulcers
pressure injuries

6

Which of the following is the most significant hazard of restricted mobility?
a. Foot drop
b. Tachycardia
c. Deep vein thrombosis
d. Orthostatic hypotension

c. Deep vein thrombosis

7

When a patient is immobilized, which of the following positions is preferred to prevent skin breakdown?
A. Semi-Fowler’s
B. Side-lying with knees flexed
C. Prone with upper extremities flexed
D.Supine with lower extremities extended

A. Semi-Fowler’s