Patient positioning for surgery

Edited by Suzanne J Hughes and Andy Mardell

in Oxford Handbook of Perioperative Practice

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199239641
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598014 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Patient positioning for surgery

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Principles for selecting patient position - Supine and Trendelenberg positions - Lloyd-Davies and lithotomy positions - Lateral and prone positions

Chapter.  1575 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Operating Department Practice ; Surgical Skills

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