Type: Term Pronunciation: tren′dĕ-lĕn-bĕrg Definitions: 1. a supine position in which the feet are higher than the head; used in patients who become acutely hypotensive.
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one in which the patient is on the back on a table or bed whose upper section is inclined 45 degrees so that the head is lower than the rest of the body; the adjustable lower section of the table or bed is bent so that the patient's legs and knees are flexed. There is support to keep the patient from slipping.
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In the Trendelenburg position the body is laid flat on the back (supine position) with the feet higher than the head by 15-30 degrees, in contrast to the reverse Trendelenburg position, where the body is tilted in the opposite direction. This is a standard position used in abdominal and gynecological surgery. It allows better access to the pelvic
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A position in which an individual is laid flat on the back with their feet higher than the head. This position is used during pregnancy when a woman is at risk for delivering the baby prematurely. The position may also be used in labor when the cervix is swollen and will not dilate to a full 10 centimeters or when the baby is lying in an unfavora..
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