Bed position&Diets for Nclex Rn - Hope it Helps

    1. Acute Pulmonary Edema- High fowler, legs dependent position to decrease edema, congestion
    2. Pericarditis- High fowler, upright leaning forward
    3. Abdomonal aortic anureysm- HOB only 45 degree, monitor BUN, Creatinine
    4. Embelectomy- Semi fowler
    5. Auto graft- site immobolize 3- 7 days
    6. Masectomy- Semi fowler
    7. Hypophysectomy- increase HOB, to decrease ICP
    8. Thyroidectomy- Semi fowler
    9. Bronchoscopy- Semi fowler
    10. Postural Drainage- Trendelburg
    11. Airembolism(Hemodialysis)- Left side, Head down
    12. After Kidney transplant- Semi fowler to promote gas exchange, turning from back to non operative side
    13. Rib Fracture- high fowler
    14. flail chest- high fowler
    15. pneumothorax, contussion- high fowler
    16. ARDS- High fowler
    17. Acute asthma- high fowler,
    18. COPD- High fowler, leaning position
    19. Pneumonia- Semi fowler
    20. Pleural Effusion- High fowler
    21. empyema- semi- high
    22. Pulmonary Embolism- High fowler
    23. Lumbar puncture- flat(4-12 hrs)
    24. cerebral angiography- Flat(if femoral artry used)
    25. spinal fusion- flat
    26. Sickel cell- 30 degree,avoid knee gatch and putting strain on painful joints
    27. Myocardial infraction- semi fowler

    1. GERD- low fat, increase fiber, small frequent feedings
    2. Pyloric stenosis- fluids, glucose, electrolyte solutions
    3. Hiatal Hernia- small frequent mealslimit liquid taken with meals
    4. Acute Gastritis- ice chips- clear- solid food
    5. Gastric/ duodenal ulcer- small. Bland food
    6. Dumping syndrome- avoid salt, sugar, milk. increase protein, fat, decrease carb
    7. Bariateric Surgey- before surgery avoid protein, sugar, fat
    8. Ulcerative colits- clear liquid- low residue
    9. diverticulosis- avoid seeds
    10. appendicitis- fluid
    11. cholecystitis- low fat
    12. Acute pancreatitis- low fat, protein, heavy meal
    13. pyelonephriris- high calorie, decrease protein
    14. Glomerulonephriris- high calorie, decrease protein, Na, K
    15. Nephrotic Syndrome- low- moderte protein
    16. Prostitis- Avoid spicy food, coffee, Alchol
    17. BPH-Avoid Artificial sweetner, acidic foods,alchol, spicy, coffee
    18. COPD, Pneumonia- High calorie, Increase protein
    19. when taking Levodopa- Decrease protein, avoid exceesive Vit b6
    20. SLE- increase iron, vitamin
    21. Scleroderma- Avoid spicy, coffee , alchol
    22. Sickel cell- Increase calorie, protein, follic acid
    23. CAD- increase fiber , avoid Na
    24. Phenylketonuria- Avoid protein, aspartane
    25. Phenochromocytoma- increase calorie, vitamin, minerals
    26. Hypothroididsm- low fat, calorie
    27. Hyperthyroidism- High calorie
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  2. by   MaleNurseIL
    Thank you very much. And thanks for taking out time and helping other. God Bless you.
  3. by   celyseRNBSN
    Thanks for posting!! Definitely saving this for future reference.
  4. by   Me2006
    this is some good information for all who are testing...good luck.
  5. by   Kiwi82
    This is awesome, thanks!
  6. by   mommyof2Tees
    Thank you.
  7. by   Mynursing2012
    Thank you!
  8. by   MyMystudentRN
    thank you this will be very useful in the future!