Elliot position


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El·li·ot po·si·tion

(el'ē-ŏt),
a supine position on a double inclined plane or on a single inclined plane, with a cushion under the back at the level of the liver; used to facilitate abdominal section.

El·li·ot po·si·tion

(el'ē-ŏt pŏ-zish'ŏn)
A supine position on a double inclined plane or on a single inclined plane, with a cushion under the back at the level of the liver; used to facilitate abdominal section.

Elliot position

(el′ē-ŏt)
[John W. Elliot, U.S. surgeon, 1852–1925]
A position in which supports are placed under the small of the patient's back so that he or she is in a posture resembling a double inclined plane.

Elliot,

John W., U.S. surgeon, 1852-1925.
Elliot position - a supine position used to facilitate abdominal section.
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