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Ernst Raaymakers, Inger Schipper, Rogier Simmermacher, Chris van der Werken

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Joseph Schatzker, Peter Trafton

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Lateral decubitus position

1. Lateral position

The patient is positioned lateral with the ipsilateral arm in an arm sling. Place padded cushions under bony prominences to avoid excessive pressure.

lateral decubitus position