Prone Position for Anaesthesia

Last updated 03/08/18

Definition


Features


Indications


Contraindications


Equipment


Procedure


Complications




References


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  2. Hartley J. Patient Positioning During Anaesthesia. Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week. 30/01/2015.
  3. Edgcombe H, Carter K, Yarrow S. Anaesthesia in the prone position. BJA. 2008;100(2):165-183.
  4. AO Foundation. Prone for posterior midline approach (for spinal fusion).
  5. European Medical Alliance: Surgical Applications. Positioning techniques depending on various surgical indications. 19/03/2018.