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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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WLCS was first reported in 1979 as a severe complication after the surgery in lithotomy position [7].
In the present study, lithotomy position was preferred, so that, in case of ineffective spinal anesthesia, general anesthesia could be applied without changing position, even though this was not required, and anesthesia was complete in every case, and no surgery had to be terminated, nor did local anesthesia change to general anesthesia in any patient, which concurs with other studies [22-24].
Women who gave birth in the lithotomy position had flatus incontinence at a percentage of 82.6%, compared to 17.4% in the dorsal position, but the association did not reach statistical significance (p=0.069).
The effects of the exaggerated lithotomy position for radical perineal prostatectomy on respiratory mechanics.
Transvaginal repair was done in extended lithotomy position while transabdominal repair was done in supine position.
Women were restricted in their movement during labour, and the lithotomy position was usually adopted for delivery.
The lithotomy position (2,4,5) causes compression and/or stretching of the nerve brought on by excessive flexion, abduction and external rotation of the hip.
Their radiological examination of pelvic diameters of women at least 37 weeks pregnant, studied the dorsal lithotomy position as well as during the McRoberts' manoeuvre (hyper flexion of the woman's legs onto her chest).
Mrs Morley claims that, after being put in the lithotomy position lying on her back, with legs raised in stirrups - the poles holding the equipment - together repeatedly slipped.
S: This stands for stirrups, a reminder to check that the patient is in the lithotomy position with her buttocks over the end of the bed, with attention paid to avoiding nerve apraxias.
Only one woman was delivered in the lithotomy position. Outcomes assessment blinding was not possible, because the observer could easily tell whether suturing had been performed.
(She thought it a good experience, in spite of the lithotomy position and the episiotomy she received because she felt this time was able to birth her baby alone.)