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Position

A market commitment; the number of contracts bought or sold for which no offsetting transaction has been entered into. The buyer of a commodity is said to have a long position, and the seller of a commodity is said to have a short position. Related: Open contracts.

Position

The state of owning or owing a security or other asset. One has a long position when one owns something, while one has a short position when something is sold, especially sold short. See also: Close a position.

position

The ownership status of a person's or an institution's investments. For example, a person may own 500 shares of Sun Microsystems, 350 shares of Boeing, and a $10,000 principal amount of 9% bonds due in 2001. See also long position, short position.

position

To buy or sell securities in order to establish a net long or a net short position. Also called take a position.
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Despite the limitations, this systematic review shows that, apart from bed rest in the lateral decubitus position and a pelvic girdle during the first days after labor, additional physiotherapy programs including lumbopelvic and pelvic-floor strengthening and stabilizing exercises may play a role in the management of SPD and the maintenance of improvements.
Bed rest in the lateral decubitus position and a pelvic girdle are the most extended conservative methods in SPD management.
1] through a 27 gauge Quincke needle to a patient in the lateral decubitus position, blocked only the uppermost lower limb in 90%, 80% and 75% of those receiving 4.
After obtaining consent, with the patient sitting or in the lateral decubitus position, the epidural space is identified using loss of resistance to air.
This was performed with the patient in the left lateral decubitus position.
Lateral decubitus positions are associ ated with less recumbent volume loss than are those of the supine orientation.