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A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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In addition to this VATS is one such procedure which is performed in the upright and lateral decubitus positions, which cause mismatch in ventilation to perfusion ratio (V/ Q) after general anaesthesia.
Finally, 72 patients (male, n = 24; female, n = 48; age, 23–77 years) (ASA Grade I and II) scheduled for elective nonobstetric surgery in the lateral decubitus position requiring tracheal intubation under general anesthesia were enrolled in this study.
Benson, "Venous air embolism: comparative merits of external cardiac massage, intracardiac aspiration, and left lateral decubitus position," Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol.
After undocking the robotic patient cart, the patient was then taken out of the Trendelenburg position and rotated into the left lateral decubitus position.
The majority of the studies used bed rest as the main method for managing SPD in the early phases, mainly in the lateral decubitus position.
Allen's orthopaedic offerings include the LiftAssist[R] Beach Chair and lateral decubitus positioners for shoulder surgery, arm and hand tables, leg holders for knee arthroscopy and more.
ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC STUDY BOTH STATION AND RIGHT LATERAL DECUBITUS POSITIONS IN BABY ALPACA (Vicugna pacos)
He was positioned on the left lateral decubitus position and the Kocher-Langenbeck approach was used.
Hyperbaric solutions, directional needles and lateral decubitus position maintained for a certain period of time have been proposed to obtain unilateral spinal anaesthesia limited mainly to the operative site.
Before pleuroscopy patients were placed in the lateral decubitus position.
Several authors have reported efficient retrieval of sperm by rigorous prostatic massage with the male in the lateral decubitus position.

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