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    bent limbs

    Hello.

    recovery position
    a position used in first aid to prevent choking in unconscious patients, in which the body is placed facing downwards and slightly to the side, supported by the bent limbs.
    oxford dictionary

    Bent limbs are the unconscious person's legs or arms, which are bent by someone to put them (the limbs) in a comfortable position.
    Is that right?
    Last edited by Vik-Nik-Sor; 09-Mar-2014 at 18:17. Reason: two typos


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    Re: bent limbs

    The limbs are the unconscious person's legs or arms, which are bent by someone to put them (the limbs) in a position that stops the person rolling onto their front and possibly suffocating. It's nothing to do with comfort.

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    Re: bent limbs

    Yes, arms and legs, bent by the other person. I'm not sure "comfort" is the goal but rather proper positioning of the body.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: bent limbs

    In this photo, you can see the first-aider bending the knees of the unconscious person.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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