A patient requires to be placed in a semi-Fowler position. What is a semi-Fowler position?
The patient will stay on their back with their head raised off of the bed somewhere between 30 and 45 degrees.
Where the head position of the bed is raised up to between 30 and 45 degrees is called the semi-Fowler position. Answer A is known as a prone position. Answer B is known as a supine position. Answer D is known as the high-Fowler position.