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Safe Patient Positioning in Lithotomy and Trendelenburg: An Evidence-Based Approach

Lithotomy surgical patient positioning

Download our interactive e-book that addresses Safe Patient Positioning Objectives in the lithotomy and Trendelenburg positions.

This e-book explains anatomical considerations and physiologic processes associated with the lithotomy and Trendelenburg positions; describes assessment procedures and tools that may be used to reduce the risk for positioning injury; identifies interventions that may be used to reduce the risk for a positioning injury associated with the lithotomy and Trendelenburg positions; discusses quality indicators that should be incorporated into an effective perioperative positioning program.