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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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In addition to hydration, medication, and placement in the Trendelenburg position, the left lateral decubitus position may be considered for temporary relief of critical hypotension until removal of the source of IVC compression.
Of these women, six received basic conservative treatment (bed rest in the lateral decubitus position and pelvic girdle), two of whom had to undergo an operation due to their intractable pain; three received physical therapy but the authors did not detail the programs, and four received supervised mobilization.
from a dorsal decubitus position, lower limb is slightly lifted at 15-20[degrees] and held for 5 seconds and flexion-extension of the leg is made (alternately 2 x 10 repetitions with the injured limb, and then with the uninjured one);
For the lateral retroperitoneal (or flank) approach, patient is placed in the lateral decubitus position as described in case of lateral transperitoneal approach.
The latter often can be alleviated by providing adequate hydration and placing the patient in the decubitus position. Both Alder's sign (fixed tenderness) and Bryan's sign (tenderness in the right lateral position) can help with this differentiation.
A 34 years old man admitted to our department with palpitations, restlessness on exertion and chest pain which was triggered on in supine and left lateral decubitus positions and disappeared by turning to the right side.
The CHF patients spent a significantly shorter time during sleep in the left lateral decubitus thanthe right lateral decubitus position; the control subjects spent an equal amount of time in both.
Intranasal surgery was done by consultant Otorhinolaryngologist and before extubation patients of both groups were placed in lateral decubitus position with head down, after suctioning of secretions and blood, throat packs were removed, an appropriate size Guedel airway was placed in the oral cavity and patients assigned to group-A were extubated fully awake while patients in group-B were extubated during deep anaesthesia by the researcher.
The humeral shaft fracture was amenable to reduction and fixation with an extraarticular locking plate through a posterior approach with the patient in the lateral decubitus position. Because of the manipulation of the forearm, which may be required during reduction and plating of the humerus, we chose to avoid fixation of the radius and the possible transfixion of the distal radioulnar joint until after the operation on the humeral shaft was completed.
Dikmen, "Acute unilateral parotid gland swelling after lateral decubitus position under general anesthesia," Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia, vol.
The patient was then moved to the left lateral decubitus position to best reveal the rectourinary fistula.
Subsequently the patient had a lumbar puncture (LP) in a lateral decubitus position. The opening pressure was greater than 35 cm [H.sub.2]O and the closing pressure was 20.5 cm [H.sub.2]O.