Supine Position

The supine position is where a person is lying down face upwards. The opposite position is the prone position where a person is lying face down.

There are various symptoms that relate to lying down, such as orthopnea (breathlessness on lying down) and other lying down symptoms.

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Supine Position: The posture of an individual lying face up.1

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)

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