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prone to something

likely to [do] something; apt to have something. My boss is prone to anger when my work isn't done on schedule. My sister is prone to sneezing because of her allergies.
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Last year, I focused on 10m Air rifle and not on prone and 3 positions.
Figure 2 displays a midway point of the conversion from the power chair into a motorized prone cart and shows that the chair had to be driven in reverse to allow the person with SCI to face forward while driving.
The arterial line transducer was maintained at the level of the heart in the supine and prone positions.
To their credit, the authors fully acknowledged that the major limitation of this project was the study design and the fact it was not a prospective randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing supine and prone PCNL.
Interventions of interest were those related to positioning of preterm infants including prone, supine, side-lying, head elevated tilt, car seats, and horizontally or vertically in a sling or pram.
So, if we accept that proning is important for our toughest cases, when in the course of ARDS should the prone position be used?
The tax authorities that are already faced with a tough task of revenue generation in a difficult economic scene in the country right from the start of this fiscal year - are not willing to entertain any request from private sector for reduction in import tariff on smuggle prone items.
Keywords: prone positioning; ventilated patients; intensive care; evidence-based; nursing guidelines
THE weakness of the pound against the euro could mean more Britons visiting places prone to malaria, travel association Abta said today.
Because prone positioning (PP) has been shown to be a safe way to reduce airway pressure and to improve alveolar ventilation, we decided to assess its effect on right ventricular (RV) pressure overload in ARDS patients.
Prone positioning of a critically ill patient poses a challenge to nursing interventions, but it remains the responsibility of nurses to develop a way to provide the same basic and intensive care to patients lying prone as opposed to patients lying supine.
In contrast, the least accident prone were the Sagittarians for both men and women.
Q OUR seven-year-old son is prone to chest infections.