Positioning patient (procedure)

Known as: Patient Positioning, positioning patient, Positionings, Patient 
Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.

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1971-2017
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2017
2017
PURPOSE To update literature-based recommendations for techniques used in high-precision thoracic radiotherapy for lung cancer… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), the gold standard for the management of large and/or complex urolithiasis, is… (More)
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2006
2006
The efficacy of radiation therapy treatment depends on the patient setup accuracy at each daily fraction. A significant problem… (More)
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2005
2005
External beam irradiation requires precise positioning of the target relative to the treatment planning coordinate system. A… (More)
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2004
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2004
Artifacts can seriously degrade the quality of computed tomographic (CT) images, sometimes to the point of making them… (More)
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2004
2004
PURPOSE We report on a radiation treatment technique that has reduced the dose to critical normal structures in children with… (More)
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2000
2000
This prospective within-group multicentre study was designed to assess the safety and short-term effectiveness of manual lung… (More)
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2000
2000
The reproducibility of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) measurements of bone mineral density (BMD) is an important factor… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE To measure the patient positioning and prostate motion variability and to estimate its influence on the calculated 3D… (More)
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1994
1994
Radiographic templating is a key element of preoperative planning for cementless total hip arthroplasty, and it aids in the… (More)
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