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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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While the patient lying supine in lithotomy position with thighs externally rotated and abducted, the spine of the pubic bone on the involved side was identified.
The first two patients were placed in lithotomy position and were subsequently altered to oblique supine lithotomy position during puncture.
The patient was placed in lithotomy position and a foley's catheter was inserted.
In lithotomy position and under general anesthesia a circumcisional incision was made and the penis was degloved.
The patient lies in a semi-recumbent lithotomy position during surgery, requiring the table to be in reverse trendalenburg.
2], oxygen saturation, BIS, PIP and OLP were recorded one minute before and after the insertion of the airway device, 10 minutes after patient positioning in the lithotomy position, 10 and 30 minutes after gas insufflation, 10 minutes before the completion of the surgery and immediately after extubation.
Surgical procedures which will require the use of the lithotomy position include obstetrics and gynaecology, urology and rectal surgery (NATN 1999, AfPP 2007, AORN 2008).
However, none allow a companion during labour and birth, and the lithotomy position for giving birth is still used with a liberal use of episiotomy, particularly for first pregnancies.