High-Fowler's Position

by Cathy Parkes October 27, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021

A High-Fowler's position involves the patient sitting with the head of the bed at 60 - 90°. This is the ideal position to help with difficulty breathing.
A High-Fowler's position involves the patient sitting with the head of the bed at 60 - 90°. This is the ideal position to help with difficulty breathing.


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