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Which action by the nurse is most appropriate? A client complains of dyspnea.



A. Placing the client in Trendelenburg position
B. Placing the client in Sim's position
C. Placing the client in Fowler's position
D. Placing the client in the supine position

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Sep 09, 2016

Placing the client in fowler\ s position-rationale: fowlers position the posture assumed by the client when the head of the bed is elevated 40 to 60 degrees promotes breathing by allowing the thoracic cavity to expand. the trendelenburg, sims, and supine positions wouldnt facilitate breathing.client needs category: physiological integrityclient needs subcategory: basic care and comfortcognitive level: applicationreference: craven, r.f., and hirnle, c.j. fundamentals of nursing: human health and function, 5th ed. philadelphia: lippincott williams & wilkins, 2007, p. 870.
 

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