Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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Comparing the Squatting Position and Traditional Sitting Position for Ease of Spinal Needle Placement: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Sussan Soltani Mohammadi 1 , * , Marzieh Hassani 1 and Seyed Mojtaba Marashi 1
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1 Department of Anesthesiology, Dr. Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine: May 01, 2014, 4 (2); e13969
  • Published Online: April 5, 2014
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 3, 2013
  • Revised: September 16, 2013
  • Accepted: October 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/aapm.13969

To Cite: Soltani Mohammadi S, Hassani M, Marashi S M. Comparing the Squatting Position and Traditional Sitting Position for Ease of Spinal Needle Placement: A Randomized Clinical Trial, Anesth Pain Med. 2014 ; 4(2):e13969. doi: 10.5812/aapm.13969.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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