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procumbent

[prō′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Having stems that lie flat on the ground but do not root at the nodes.
(science and technology)
Lying stretched out.
Slanting forward.
Lying face down.
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The purpose of this case study is to evaluate the effectiveness of prone traction and prone knee flexion adjustments in reducing pain and dysfunction in a patient with knee osteoarthritis (OA) as an alternative to total knee arthroplasty.
Would you not be more comfortable lying on your reclining armchair in a supine position, rather than lying face-downwards, in the prone position?
With a larger field of view than existing dedicated prone biopsy systems, the new Affirm prone biopsy system allows radiologists to better target lesions found during 3D Mammography exams, as well as other screening modalities.
This new Affirm prone biopsy system, which is the first dedicated prone biopsy system to offer both 2D and 3D imaging-guided breast biopsies, allows radiologists to better target lesions found during 3D MAMMOGRAPHY exams, as well as other screening modalities, added the company.
The original prone cart used on the VA SCI service prior to 2007 (when this work began) was a flat bed with manual wheelchair wheels and straps to secure the user (Figure 4).
Last year, I focused on 10m Air rifle and not on prone and 3 positions.
2-4) However, as the incidence of SIDS began to decline, it became apparent that children were experiencing delayed gross motor movement coincident with placement in the supine sleeping position (5-7)--or, more accurately, because parents following the Back-to-Sleep recommendation also generally avoided placing their infants in the prone position when they were awake.
Two previous studies have investigated the effect of prone positioning on cardiac output during propofol-based anaesthesia (5,7).
The prone position has been the traditional and most widely used position since PCNL emerged in the mid-1970s.
Objective: The prone position is commonly utilized to reduce false positive perfusion defects because this position overcomes the diaphragmatic inferior wall attenuation in single-photon emission computerized tomography (SPECT) studies.
Positioning of preterm infants is basic neonatal nursing care and includes supine, prone, side-lying, and head up tilted position.
For more than 30 years, physiologists, physicians, nurses and respiratory care practitioners have espoused, tested, and at times cautioned against the prone positioning of patients with severe oxygenation problems.