lithotomy position n.
A supine position in which the hips and knees are fully flexed with the legs spread apart and raised and the feet resting in straps. Also called dorsosacral position.
The patient is placed in the lithotomy position and the various antiseptic precautions already described are carried out.
The etherized patient, his bladder having been emptied, should be placed in the lithotomy position.
The patient must be tied up in lithotomy position on a table in the very best light that can be obtained.
The patient is in the lithotomy position, the speculum is passed and the cervix pulled down by a tenaculum.
The patient is ansthetized and placed in the lithotomy position with the legs supported by a crutch.