Patient Positioning Quiz

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Patient positioning is very important while treating patients. Take this informative patient positioning quiz to determine proper alignment and sleeping positions for yourself. If you have backache, knee problems, and pain in various parts of the body, this quiz will help you minimize your pain by suggesting proper alignment and sleeping positions. The quiz contains various trivia and facts to help you make the right choices. If you like the quiz, share it with your friends and family. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When a person is in  proper body alignment, an imaginary straight line can be drawn connecting the person's nose, breastbone, and pubic bone.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 2. 
    Proper body alignment for a person who is lying on her side in bed is called?
    • A. 

      Supine

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Fowler

    • E. 

      Sims

  • 3. 
    What is the best positon for the Pt. do be in when receiving enemas, and to relieve pressure on areas that may be prone to developing pressure ulcers, such as the coccyx.
    • A. 

      Fowlers

    • B. 

      Prone

    • C. 

      Lateral

    • D. 

      Sims

    • E. 

      Supine

  • 4. 
    Preventing discomfort and potential complications of the body system are the reason for  regular, frequent repositioning of a patient?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Immobility can cause complications in almost every body system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Possible signs and symptoms of complications related to immobility that should be reported to the nurse immediately include?
    • A. 

      Hot, reddened, painful areas in the lower legs

    • B. 

      Tears, scrapes, or skin that looks burned

    • C. 

      Dry skin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Why bed-bound residents need to change positions frequently?
    • A. 

      It prevents pressure ulcers

    • B. 

      It avoids skin breakdown

    • C. 

      It increases comfort

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    The best position to perform a rectal examination is?
    • A. 

      Sim's

    • B. 

      Supine

    • C. 

      Semi folwer's

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    How should a patient be positioned during a liver biopsy?
    • A. 

       Supine with right arm raised and extended behind the head

    • B. 

       High Fowler's

    • C. 

       Left lateral side position 

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
     Name the position in which a patient is supine and the head of the bed is elevated to 45 to 60 degrees.
    • A. 

      Sim's Position

    • B. 

       High Fowler's Position

    • C. 

      Semi-Fowler's Position 

    • D. 

      Fowler's Position

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