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Patient Positioning

"Patient Positioning" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Moving a patient into a specific position or POSTURE to facilitate examination, surgery, or for therapeutic purposes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Patient Positioning" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Patient Positioning" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 154 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 26 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.