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counterpressure,

n pressure applied by the therapist against the client's effort, corresponding partially (isotonic contraction) or fully (isometric contraction). See also contraction, isotonic and contraction, isometric.

counterpressure

externally applied pressure used to control internal hemorrhage and in the treatment of shock. See also antishock pneumatic garment.
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The minimum age was 50 years in the Phacosandwich, vectis with counterpressure and Phacofracture groups and it was 53 years in the Irrigating Vectis group.
36) The lesion size of the vessel opening of simulated trauma resulting in hemorrhage has been associated with both the amplitude of the resultant drop of blood pressure and the magnitude of the counterpressure required for control.
Move fingers of your nondominant hand and apply counterpressure behind insertion site.
The more difficult it is for the press to uncover and report the costs that responses of this kind impose on taxpayers, the longer it takes disadvantaged parties to assemble enough lobbying counterpressure to hold regulators accountable for these costs.
Physical counterpressure maneuvers should be administered as a first-line treatment in every patient presenting with vasovagal syncope and recognizable prodromal symptoms," said Dr.
Atlanta -- Providing a few simple muscle-tensing exercises to patients with vasovagal syncope significantly reduced their syncope recurrence rate in the randomized Physical Counterpressure Maneuver trial, Dr.
Rich had recently broken both his arms and wasn't able to apply hard counterpressure on my back.
Major remedial CIP clean breaks using hot caustic and acid were also successfully replaced with acidic cleaning at ambient temperatures under carbon dioxide counterpressure.
9) The colonial context transforms the text, allowing, as Robert Stam and Louise Spence (1983) argue of colonialist cinema, "a particular audience's knowledge or experience [to] generate a counterpressure to colonialist representations" (p.
For some kind of counterpressure surely seems needed.
As a result, this cancels out the glue drum's supplemental counterpressure and tensioning functions.