Executive Editor: Joseph Schatzker, Peter Trafton

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

Proximal femur

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Glossary

Lateral decubitus position
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Lateral position

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

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