Dorsal Recumbent Position

Dorsal Recumbent Position

Dorsal Recumbent Position


Dorsal Recumbent Position

  1. Place patient flat on back with one pillow under head; have knees flexed and separated and feet flat on bed.
  2. Fold blanket in half lengthwise. Lay center of blanket over abdomen and ends over each foot. Fan leading to foot on bed. Arrange blanket to cover extremities and expose perineum.
Purpose:
  1. Rectal, vaginal and pelvic examinations and treatments.
  2. Deliveries.
Source : http://ncp-blog.blogspot.com/2010/12/dorsal-recumbent-position.html