MedSelfEd Patient Education: Care Task Slide 4 of 18 - Getting Out of Bed After Abdominal or Chest Surgery
Basic Tasks Center
Thursday, August 13, 2020


Move the bedcovers well out of the way. Move nearer to the side of the bed. Pivot your body and legs so that you are sitting with your legs dangling over the side of the bed. Hold the mattress with your hands for support and keep your back straight.
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