semirecumbent

semirecumbent

[-rikum′bənt]
in a reclining position.

sem·i·re·cum·bent

(sem'ē-rē-kŭm'bĕnt)
Partly reclining; referring to an inclined patient position, with the head of the bed elevated 45 degrees.
Synonym(s): Fowler position, semisupine position.

semirecumbent

(sĕm″ē-rē-kŭm′bĕnt) [″ + recumbere, to lie down]
Reclining, but not fully recumbent.
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At baseline, the patients were placed in the semirecumbent position, and CO, hepatic vein flow velocities, and parameters related to right ventricular function were measured in the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) by Doppler ultrasonography.
During exercise session, participants in the VE groups performed a 10-minute warm-up, 40- minute exercise set, and a 10-minute cool-down on a semirecumbent bike at a self-selected pace.
3 years N = 12 Rats Males, young (3 months) Skeletal muscles and aged (30 months) Physical activity/ HSP Species exercise mode HSP72 Human Men, Semirecumbent cycling 22.
The patient was immediately commenced on oxygen therapy and transferred to the obstetric critical care unit (OCCU) in a semirecumbent, left lateral position.
Distribution of pneumothorax in the supine and semirecumbent critically ill adult.
The cough stress test is usually done with the patient in the supine or semirecumbent lithotomy position.
During the MVC maneuvers, subjects rested in the semirecumbent position (hip extension at 150[degrees]) on a custom-made gurney while keeping the arms folded across the chest and the legs dangling at the gurney's edge (knee angle flexed at 90[degrees]) [18-19].
Semirecumbent position protects from pulmonary aspiration but not completely from gastroesophageal reflux in mechanically ventilated patients.
All measurements were performed with the mothers in a semirecumbent position.
Validity of the Borg perceived exertion scale for use in semirecumbent ergometry during immersion in water.
The filling CMG is usually performed with the toddler placed on the examining table, either in a supine or semirecumbent position.