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neutral position

Orthopedics The position of a joint where the bones that make up the joint are placed in the optimal position for maximal movement
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neu·tral po·si·tion

(nūtrăl pŏ-zishŭn)
Ideal positioning of the body while performing work activities associated with decreased risk of musculoskeletal injury.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Correlation between the distance and weight, height, and BMI increased when shoulder externally rotated to 45 degree compared with the neutral position for these two landmarks.
As a part of multimodal analgesia, Paravertebral block was given under vision by the surgeon with 0.25% Bupivacaine 1.5ml in each paravertebral space from C7 to T5 and Diclofenac suppository 50mg, 12th hourly and residual neuromuscular blockade was reversed with atropine 0.02 mgkg-1 and neostigmine 0.05 mgkg.-1 The tracheal extubation done after resumption of spontaneous breathing and the return of good muscle tone in neutral position. Post-operatively the patient was monitored in the recovery room after which he was sent to the postoperative ward.
The growth in opposition coincides with a decline among those taking a neutral position, which may be due to changes in the survey design discussed above.
Wilcoxon testing was performed to compare neutral position and abduction contact areas, and Spearman rank correlation was utilized to assess correlation between left and right shoulders.
To ensure the neutral position of the regulators, the government will not allow people who have worked for nuclear power plant operators or related organizations as employees or executives over the past three years to serve for the new body.
The drop coincides with the American Academy of Pediatrics' neutral position on the procedure.
* A range of shaft rotation > [+ or -] 60[degrees] from the neutral position.
RAMALLAH, May 27, 2012 (WAFA) -- Al-Hayat al-Jadida's front page headline quoted President Mahmoud Abbas in an exclusive interview saying that while the Palestinian Authority adopted a neutral position, regarding the Arab Spring,it condemns murdering and terrorizing civilians.
With the exception of the coal sector that we still favor in the commodity segment of the market, we see good grounds to switch from tactical overweight in oils and underweight in steels into a neutral position on both sectors.
Jaafari, meanwhile, had also condemned "the foreign interference in Bahrain's internal affairs, considering it as undermining its sovereignty, calling on the Arab and international mass media to "commit themselves to vocational and neutral position, in dealing with Barhain's news."
Put the gear lever in neutral position and apply the handbrake.