Reverse Trendelenburg

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Reverse Trendelenburg is when the hospital bed is tilted such that the head is higher than the feet by the 1-to-89 degrees.

When to Use

  • Blood pressure is too high and you want to lower it (usually done in combination with an oversized blood pressure cuff)
  • You want to put the patient in Trendelenburg but it is Opposite's Day

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