You are working in the ED and have just recieved a patient with an asthma exacerbation. Which of the following patient positions would be the most conducive to gas exchange?

 

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- High-Folwer's

- Dorsal recumbant

- Prone

- Trendelenburg

Rationale

High-Folwer's position would be the patient sitting straight upright, which would facilitate air exchange best.

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