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Using terms defined in the anatomical position, the dorsal side is down, and the ventral side is up.
Additional recommended knowledge
During a knee examination there are several tests done while the patient is in the supine position:
The supine position is also used for other examinations including an internal autopsy, palpitation and auscultation of the abdominal organs, and cardiovascular assessment.
In diagnostic imaging it is used to describe the postition of the patient on the imaging device's table. Same applies to the position of the patient on a radiotherapy table.
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