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supine

 [soo´pīn]
lying with the face upward, or on the dorsal surface.
Supine position. From Lammon et al., 1995.

su·pine

(sū-pīn'), Although this word is more correctly accented on the first syllable, the pronunciation shown is usual in the U.S.
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supinus]

supine

Imaging adjective Pertaining to a posture in which the anterior portion of the body faces upward, the torso is aligned parallel to the reference surface, and hips and knees extended Medtalk Lying on the back. See Position.

su·pine

(sū'pīn, sū-pīn')
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward; opposite of prone.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
Synonym(s): dorsal recumbent position.
[L. supinus]

supine

Lying on the back with the face upwards.

su·pine

(sū'pīn)
1. Denoting the body when lying face upward.
2. Supination of the forearm or of the foot.
[L. supinus]
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There were no statistically significant differences in IOP values obtained in sitting when compared with values obtained in standing and supine position (p=0.112, p=0.472).
A statistically significant difference by time was found in the results of the repeated measures variances analysis between the mean values of patients' dyspnea severity (p= 0.003) and HR (p= 0.027) in supine position, at the beginning of the prone position (prone position's 0.minute), 15th minutes of the prone position, at the beginning of the orthopnea position (orthopnea position's 0.minute) and 15th of the orthopnea position.
pH study (% acidic refux/24 hours) Site Mean SD Range Proximal upright 6.0 6.8 1.0-34.0 Proximal supine 7.9 6.4 1.0-26.0 Distal upright 5.2 5.2 1.0-26.0 Distal supine 8.5 9.1 1.0-52.0 SD: Standard deviation Table 2.
While positional therapy is a well-accepted way to reduce supine sleep time and increase side-sleeping in adults with sleep-disordered breathing, no prior studies have examined its use in pregnant women.
The diagnosis of OH requires measuring BP in both the supine and upright positions.
A sterile intravenous catheter was inserted into the cubital vein of each arm during supine rest.
SO[sub]2 concentrations were determined as follows.[8] When children were kept in the supine position, blood was obtained and placed in an anticoagulant tube and was then centrifuged at 2000 rpm for 20 min.
Results of their study produced lower incidence of hypotension along with reduced ephedrine requirements in mothers who remained in full lateral posture (9.7%) than other 2 groups who shifted to tilted supine posture after receiving the block15.
Authors have suggested many different versions of the supine and prone positions to optimize the technique: the lateral [9], laterally flexed [10], lateral with abducted legs [11], prone split leg [12], prone-reverse lithotomy [13], supine crossed-leg [14], and supine with legs flexed in supports [3] are only some of them.
Reflux patients were further categorized into having upright, mixed, or supine predominant reflux.