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Sim's Position person lies face down on left side with the left arm behind the back and the left knee bent (left lateral position)
Knee-Chest Position patient is facing down with lags bent and buttocks pushed up
Lithotomy Position person's legs are placed on supports that hold the ankles and spread out the legs
Dorsal Recumbent position places the patient supine with knees bent up
Trendelenburg's Position the patient is supine with the body tilted so that the head is lower than the legs
Modified Trendelenburg's Position Modified Trendelenburg's Position is an adjustment of Trendelenburg's Position but instead of the legs bent- straighten them- keeping the head tilted lower than the legs
Prone Position person is lying face down on the table
Supine Position person flat on his back facing up
Fowler's Position legs are held out and back is supported by the back of a chair, a partition, or a wall
Sitting Position standard was people would sit
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