Hip Flexion Contractures

by Cathy Parkes August 07, 2020 Updated: May 05, 2021

Nursing Tips - Hip Flexion Contractures
Prevent hip flexion contractures in patients with a BKA (below-the-knee amputation): Have patient lie prone every 3-4 hrs for 20-30 min.

Related Posts

Wound irrigation points to remember

Wound Irrigation

Wound irrigation points to remember!
Read Article
When performing suctioning, apply suction intermittently while withdrawing the catheter and rotating it for 10-15 seconds. For endotrachial suctioning, hyperoxygenate patient prior to suctioning. Use a suction pressure between 120 - 150 mmHg.


When performing suctioning, apply suction intermittently while withdrawing the catheter and rotating it for 10-15 seconds.
Read Article
Lead Exposure

Lead Exposure

Lead exposure: Pre-1978 housing is at risk for lead-based paint! Check out these patient teaching tips.
Read Article