Executive Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Mariusz Bonczar, Daniel Rikli, David Ring

Distal humerus

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Glossary

Lateral decubitus position
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Positioning of the patient in lateral decubitus with the upper arm supported by a padded post.

The forearm should be in a position so that it can be flexed beyond 100 degrees.

Tourniquet is optional.

v1.0 2016-10-21