“The custom in Japan, if I may judge from illustrations in a very complete ` ` Japanese Midwifery, '' is a semi-recumbent position, on a mattress placed upon the floor, with the head and shoulders well elevated, so that the body is inclined at an angle of about forty or forty-five degrees.”
“Precisely the same position is found among some of the Sioux nations, and the Assneboine Indians, who, as I am told by the well-known Indian interpreter, F.F. Gerard, lie on their backs, the head and shoulders propped at an angle of forty or forty-five degrees.”
“Carly went into a frenzy, beating at his head and shoulders with her fists, ramming her knees into his chest, digging her heels into the rain-softened earth.”
“The Ute, Comanche, Apache, Navajoe, and Nez-Percés woman is also confined in the semi-recumbent dorsal position, the head and shoulders of the patient being frequently supported in the lap of an attendant, while the patient has access to a rope or brace placed within reach. 119”
“I daresay they've not kept you too well at school: Miss Reed is the head and shoulders taller than you are; and Miss Georgiana would make two of you in breadth.”
“The patient lay on the bed, her head and shoulders slightly elevated, tubes seemingly every-where.”
“Although I have grouped as semi-recumbent all the positions last spoken of, I will, in this subdivision, confine the use of the expression more closely, and will class as semi-recumbent, strictly speaking, only those positions in which the patient assumes the dorsal decubitus with the head and shoulders raised, the axis of the body inclined at an angle of about forty-five degrees.”
“His life-size head and shoulders were recreated by Torrigiano with almost photographic accuracy from a death mask.”
“He was large even for a Skoggi, his head and shoulders clearly visible above the glossy blue tabletop.”
“Another low-spirited yodel reaching his ear, he perceived the head and shoulders of his friend projecting above the roofridge of the stable.”
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