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chapter 5 in EMT medical emergency care
what is anotomical position
a body standing erect facing the observer with arms and hands on there side.
what is the Midline
An imagenadry line drwn down the center of the body.
(dividing the upper body in two)
what is medial
Refers to a position colser to the midline
what is later
To the side, away from the midline of the body.
What is anterior
The front of the body or body part.
What is posterior
The back of the body or body part.
what is Dorsal
Refering to the back of the body or back of the hand or foot.
When A pationt is lying supine how are they lying.
lying on the back
when a pation is lying in the prone position what is that.
lying face down
What is the recover position
lying on the side. also called lateral recumbent position
what is the fowler position
a sitting position
what is the trendelenburg position
a position were the patients feet and legs are higher than the head.