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The NATO-stable lateral location is one of the less well-known lateral locations.
This NATO side location comes from the former military first aid and is still a good way to put aside or transport a victim. (recovery position). It is also a good way to position a victim on a stretcher or ambulance stretcher. The victim can lie on the side, the airway (airway) remains free and any vomit flows out of the mouth.
Lay the nearest arm stretched against the victim with the back of the hand raised. Place the other arm over the victim's chest. Now lift the nearest leg at the ankle and knee, let this leg rest against you. Now turn the victim by the shoulder and hip. Pull out the underlying arm under the victim. Place the head well and stop it with the hand of the victim as with a stable side position!