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patient standing and bent slightly forward; useful for inspection of a swelling of the loin that may occur with pyelonephritis.
No·ble po·si·tion(nō'bĕl pŏ-zish'ŏn)
Patient stands, bent slightly forward; useful for inspection of swelling that may occur with pyelonephritis.
[Charles Percy Noble, U.S. physician, 1863–1935]
A position in which the patient is standing, leaning forward, and supporting the upper body by bracing the arms against a wall or a chair. This position is useful in renal examinations.
Noble,Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935.
Noble position - patient standing and bent slightly forward.