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Stack #38318

base of support the area on which an object rests
body alignment the way in which body parts are positioned with one another; posture
body mechanics using the body in an efficient and careful way
dorsal recumbent position the back-lying or supine position
Fowler's position a semi-sitting position; the head of the bed is elevated 45 to 60 degrees
friction the rubbing of one surface against another
gait belt a transfer or safety belt
lateral position the side-lying position
logrolling turning the person as a unit, in alignment, with one motion
posture the way in which body parts are aligned with one another; body alignment
prone position lying on the abdomen with the head turned to one side
safety belt a transfer belt or gait belt
shearing when skin sticks to a surface and muscles slide in the direction the body is moving
side-lying position the lateral position
Sims' position a left side-lying position in which the upper leg is sharply flexed so that is not on the lower leg and the lower arm is behind the person
supine position the back-lying or dorsal recumbent position
transfer belt a belt used to hold onto a person during a transfer or when walking with the person; a gait belt or safety belt
Created by: jstruss