lateral recumbent position

Sims po·si·tion

(simz),
a position to facilitate a vaginal examination, with the patient lying on her side with the lower arm behind the back, the thighs flexed, the upper one more than the lower.

lateral recumbent position

the posture assumed by the patient lying on the left side with the right thigh and knee drawn up. Also called English position, obstetric position, Sims' position.
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Lateral recumbent position

Sims po·si·tion

(simz pŏ-zish'ŏn)
Placement to facilitate a vaginal examination, with the patient lying on her side with the lower arm behind the back, the thighs flexed, the upper one more than the lower.
Synonym(s): lateral recumbent position.

Sims,

J. Marion, U.S. gynecologist, 1813-1883.
Sims anoscope
Sims cannula
Sims curette
Sims dilator
Sims double-ended retractor
Sims double-ended speculum
Sims knife
Sims needle
Sims plug
Sims position - facilitates vaginal examination. Synonym(s): English position; lateral recumbent position; semiprone position
Sims probe
Sims proctoscope
Sims retractor
Sims scissors
Sims sound
Sims speculum
Sims suction tip
Sims suture
Sims tenaculum
Sims uterine sound - a slender flexible sound.
Sims vaginal decompressor
Sims vaginal speculum
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