Hemodynamic Changes with Manual and Automated Lateral Turning in Patients Receiving Mechanical Ventilation

Author(s): Shannan K. Hamlin, RN, Phd, ACNP-BC, AgACNP-BC, CCRN, Sandra K. Hanneman RN, Phd, Nikhil S. Padhye, Phd, and Robert F. Lodato, Md, Phd

Contact Hours 1.00

CERP A 1.00

Expires Mar 01, 2019

Topics: Hemodynamics, Pulmonary

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Lateral turning of critical care patients receiving mechanical ventilation can adversely affect hemodynamic status.


  • Identify hemodynamic changes that occur with manual repositioning.
  • Discuss hemodynamic changes that occur with continuous rotation.
  • Determine if use of manual or automatic turning is safe for medical-surgical patients receiving mechanical ventilation.

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