Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

Authors: Keith Mayo, Michel Oransky, Pol Rommens, Carlos Sancineto

Acetabulum

back to skeleton

Glossary

Prone position

Position the patient prone on the operating table.

Lateral position

Place the patient in lateral decubitus on the uninjured side.

Supine position

Place the patient supine on either a radiolucent flat-top operating table or fracture table with support spars that allow hip mobility.

v1.0 2007-07-22