Posted: July 10th, 2017
A client with pleural effusion is scheduled to have a thoracentesis. The nurse on duty will assists the client to which position during the procedure?
A. Lying in bed on the unaffected side with head of bed elevated about 45°.
B. Forward side lying position with head of bed flat.
C. Lying in bed on the affected side with head of bed elevated about 45°.
D. Supine position with both arms extended.
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