Positioning

4 Children's operating table in the neutral position

4 Connect the warming mat and lamp, affix the temperature sensor

4 Prepare and induce the anaesthetic in the supine position

4 Spread out and pad the arms of older children

4 Fit the leg holders to the corresponding clamps

4 Position the legs and remove the leg plates

4 For infants, the legs can be hung in slings or from the anaesthesia screen

4 Position the pelvic just above the edge of the buttocks plate

4 Lower the still raised legs until the thighs are almost horizontal

4 Pad the parts of the body at risk from pressure

4 Position the operating lamps

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