Semisupine position | definition of semisupine position by Medical dictionary
semisupine position (sem´ēsoo-pīn´),
n an anatomic position in which a patient is face up with the body positioned at approximately a 45° angle, or midway between sitting and standing. Also called the
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Recently, studies have shown that the semisupine position
(such as in a car seat) exacerbates GER and should be avoided in infants especially after feeding.
Subjects then entered the experiment room at 0800 h where they rested in a semisupine position
until the experiments began at 0900 h.