Position patient supine on fracture table. The ipsilateral arm is elevated in a sling while the contralateral uninjured leg is placed on a leg holder.
On a conventional table, the patient is positioned supine and moved as close as possible to the edge of the table. The pelvis is lifted up by a folded sheet under the ipsilateral buttock.
Place patient in supine position. The ipsilateral arm is placed in arm sling. The torso should be angled 10-15° towards the contralateral side. The ipsilateral leg is put in adduction.
The patient is positioned lateral with the ipsilateral arm in arm sling. Place padded cushions under bony prominences.