supine position with the head and neck in extension; used in operations within the mouth or pharynx.
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Rose po·si·tion(rōz pŏ-zish'ŏn)
The patient lies supine with the head hanging down over the end of the table; used in operations within the mouth or pharynx.
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[Frank A. Rose, Brit. surgeon, 1873–1935]
A fully extended position in which the patient's head is allowed to hang over the end of the operating room table to prevent aspiration of blood during surgery on the mouth and lips.
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Rose,Frank A., English surgeon, 1873-1935.
Rose position - the patient lies supine with the head falling down over the end of the table, for operations within the mouth or pharynx.
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