Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

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


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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