Definition: 'Semi-Fowler Position'
semi-Fowler positionType: Term
1. an inclined position obtained by raising the head of the bed 25–40 cm, flexing the hips, and placing a support under the knees so that they are bent at approximately 90°, thereby allowing fluid in the abdominal cavity to collect in the pelvis.
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