QOD 84: Best Patient Position to assess Posterior Lung Sounds (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

QOD 84: Best Patient Position to assess Posterior Lung Sounds (Respiratory/Health Promotion and Maintenance)

Question:

A nurse needs to assess a patients back and listen to posterior lung sounds. In which position would it be most appropriate to place this patient?

Answer:

D.  High Fowler’s

Rationale: 

To assess the back and listen to posterior lung sounds, the nurse should place the client in . . .