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A popular term for the first movement a patient is allowed, either after surgery under general anesthesia, or ‘under local’, in which the recuperee allows the feet to dangle over the side of the bed

dangle

Nursing A popular term for the first movement a Pt is allowed, either after surgery under general anesthesia, or 'under local', where the recuperee allows his/her feet to dangle over the side of the bed
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So even though Richard Hammond, pictured, thinks he's breaking new ground here, as he dangles a bucket off a helicopter, he was beaten to the punch by Operation Cloud Lab back in the summer.
For sons who are looking for a thoughtful idea, PANDORA introduces a new, heart-shaped double dangle charm with blue enamel that says "Son" on the inside of one half of the double dangle and "Mother" on the other half.
Steffi Thomas Swapset elements can be purchased as part of a set or separately: headband ($25-$30); headphones ($34); headset ($30); and dangles ($8-$12).
Ashlee Simpson made a bracelet backstage with Zo Beads charms, including the letter A, dice, dangles and a zodiac.
Some 4 centimeters long, this fish dangles a lure from its forehead as anglerfish do.
WACKO STUNT: Pop legend Michael Jackson dangles his child over the balcony of a hotel in Germany.
Construction financing still dangles out of reach from the turrets, with mortgage broker Howard L.
Batty Steve, whose hairline was receding at a rate of knots, dangles twice a week from a sturdy oak in his local park after a pal who studies yoga told him to get back to his roots.
This dangles down to the ringer below and must be pulled just hard enough for the bell to swing round on the wheel and come to a balance at the top before it swings back again the way it came.