13.When positioning a patient in sidelying, avoid pressure over the: a.greater

Question : 13.When positioning a patient in sidelying, avoid pressure over the: a.greater : 1932108

13.When positioning a patient in sidelying, avoid pressure over the:

a.greater tubercle.

b.greater trochanter.

c.ischial tuberosity.


14.Pressure points to be concerned about when positioning the patient in supineinclude:




d.all of the above.

15.PTs/PTAs can assist patients to sitting from supine by:

a.pulling patients to sitting.

b.having patients roll to their side first.

c.having patients place both feet on the bed and bridging.

d.getting behind patients and pushing into a long sitting position.

16.When turning patients from prone to supine, PTs/PTAs start with their hands on thepatient’s:



17.When turning patients from supine to prone at the halfway point, PTs/PTAs move their hands from the patient’s:

a.back to the front.

b.front to the back.

18.When patients are positioned in prone or supine, their shoulders and pelvis should be aligned parallel.



19.When assisting patients to sitting, PTs/PTAs assure that patients are safe and able to maintain the position before leaving the patient.



20.Patients can relieve pressure on the ischial tuberosities in sitting by:

a.leaning to one side.

b.performing push-ups.

c.leaning forward.

d.all of the above.

21.Pressure relief in sitting should be performed approximately every:

a.5 minutes.

b.10 minutes.

c.15 minutes.

d.20 minutes.

22.Sensitive areas are relieved by placing towels or pillows:

a.only proximal to the area.

b.only distal to the area.

c.under the area.

d.both proximal and distal to the area.

23.Patients are assisted to participate in turning and positioning procedures by:

a.directions being given prior to beginning procedures.

b.commands during procedures.

c.directions given prior and commands given during procedures.

d.patients never actively participating.

24.Prior to turning a patient in a bed, ensure that:

a.the bed is locked.

b.assistants are available if they will be needed.

c.the space around the bed permits access to the patient.

d.all of the above.

25.When turning patients from prone to supine, PTs/PTAs are positioned on the side towhich the patient is being turned. To avoid rubbing the patient’s face on the bed, thepatient should:

a.look toward the PT/PTA.

b.look away from the PT/PTA.

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