When placing an adult patient in the supine position, place a pillow under the
head and shoulders to prevent strain on neck muscles and
______________________ and ______________________ of the neck.
Elevate the head of the bed _______ to _______ degrees for a patient in the
Fowler's position and _______ to_______ degrees for Semi-Fowler's.
For a patient in the Fowler's or semi-Fowler's position, raise the knee gatch
approximately ____degrees, unless contraindicated.
You are having difficulty keeping the call light within a patient's reach; what should
Name two things you can do to avoid interrupting a patient once he falls asleep.
Getting a patient out of bed improves his circulation, particularly in the
Be sure to _________________________ all wheelchair or litter wheels before
transferring a patient from the bed.
Before ambulating a patient, if necessary _____________________ for pain.
When managing a patient who has collapsed, assume a broad stance with one
foot slightly _______________, grasp the patient's body firmly at the __________
or under the ______________, and allow him to slide down against your _______.