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Flashcards in Body Positions Deck (8):
1

Fowler

Semi sitting position with slight elevation of the knees

2

Lithotomy

Lying on back with feet in stirrups, hips and knees flexed, thighs abducted and externally rotated

3

Orthopnea

Sitting erect in a chair or sitting upright in a bed supported by pillows behind the head and chest

4

Prone

Lying on abdomen, facing downward

5

Recumbent

Lying down in any position

6

Sims

Lying on the left side with right knee drawn up and left arm drawn behind parallel to the back

7

Supine

Lying on back facing upward

8

Trendelenburg

Lying on back with body tilted so that the head is lower than the feet

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