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What is reverse Trendelenburg used for?
Last Updated: 21st May, 2020
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Thereof, why is Trendelenburg position no longer recommended?
Trendelenburg should be avoided until larger studies are conducted as it may increase a patient's risk for hemodynamic compromise, elevated intracranial pressure, and impaired lung mechanics. Specific patient populations should not be placed in Trendelenburg including those with: Decreased RVEF.
Secondly, what is the kraske position used for? Jackknife position, also known as Kraske, is similar to Knee-Chest or Kneeling positions and is often used for colorectal surgeries. This position places extreme pressure on the knees. While positioning, surgical staff should place extra padding for the knee area.
In this manner, what is modified Trendelenburg position used for?
BACKGROUND: Little evidence indicates that changing a patient's body position to the Trendelenburg (head lower than feet) or the modified Trendelenburg (only the legs elevated) position significantly improves blood pressure or low cardiac output.
What is the high Fowler's position used for?
This position is frequently used when feeding a patient (especially one on feeding precautions), for radiology, needing to take a specific type of x-ray at the bedside, (at times) when a breathing treatment is being given to the patient, when the patient is having difficulty breathing, for dependent drainage after