Roll Over Test

Posted by zchelle Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Roller over test is used to evaluate if you are at risk for developing preeclampsia. This is a procedure performed by a nurse or if you know how to take a blood pressure, you do this.
1. Place the client in supine position and take the blood pressure.
2. Place the client in left side lying position and take the blood pressure.
3. Then place the client again in supine position and immediately take the blood pressure.
4. Any increase in systolic pressure to 20 mmHg, client is at risk for preeclampsia