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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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Patients with significant co-morbidities are at increased risk for postoperative complications related to physiological changes that occur from being placed in a steep Trendelenburg position.
In the current study we investigate the abilities of PPV and SVV to predict fluid responsiveness in patients who undergo robot-assisted (da Vinci[TM] Surgical System; Intuitive Surgical, Mountain View, CA, USA) laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, which involves both pneumoperitoneum and the Trendelenburg position.
One CSCM recommendation was to consider placing mechanically ventilated patients with SCI in either supine or Trendelenburg position for improving ventilation.
Position the morbidly obese patient in the semi-Fowler's or reverse Trendelenburg position at 45[degrees] to protect the airway.
Her blood pressure was very low so the bed was tilted, making the patient's head lower than her legs, ie the Trendelenburg position.
I heard a sound and turned around and observed the table had tilted in the Trendelenburg position.
Positions tested were 0 degrees (supine) and in the Trendelenburg position with the head down 30 degrees; a neutral head and neck alignment were maintained throughout the position changes.
8-14 As laparoscopic surgery becomes a popular technique, more surgical patients will be placed in the Trendelenburg position, creating positive pressure inflation in the peritoneal space.
Patient was placed in supine position with 15-degree Trendelenburg position with head rotated 20-30 degrees to the left.
Shoulder pain results from peritoneal insufflation especially when an exaggerated Trendelenburg position is used17.