I've been asked to orient to doing tilt tables and gladly agreed. I've never seen a tilt table can any anyone tell me what happens and what I'll be doing? All I know is if the patient passes out then the test is positive.
Dec 21, '07
by dianah, ADN Senior Moderator
Dutch, I've never even SEEN one done!
I found the link below, perhaps in reading thru it you can extrapolate the Nursing duties.
Are protocols already written?
I'm pretty sure your MD will have a particular way he wants it done; it's good to check out how other centers do it, to compare (not too many are doing this test these days, although it's still occ. ordered).
Another one (with pictures!
Last edit by dianah on Dec 21, '07