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maneuver

 [mah-noo´ver]
any dexterous procedure; see also method, operation, procedure, surgery, and technique. For names of specific maneuvers, see under the name.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr),
A planned movement or procedure.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]

maneuver

/ma·neu·ver/ (mah-noo´ver) a skillful or dextrous method or procedure.
Bracht's maneuver  a method of extraction of the aftercoming head in breech presentation.
Brandt-Andrews maneuver  a method of expressing the placenta from the uterus.
forward-bending maneuver  a method of detecting retraction signs in neoplastic changes in the mammae; the patient bends forward from the waist with chin held up and arms extended toward the examiner. If retraction is present, an asymmetry in the breast is seen.
Heimlich maneuver  a method of dislodging food or other material from the throat of a choking victim: wrap one's arms around the victim, allowing their upper torso to hang forward; with both hands against the victim's abdomen (slightly above the navel and below the rib cage), make a fist with one hand, grasp it with the other, and forcefully press into the abdomen with a quick upward thrust. Repeat several times if necessary.
Heimlich maneuver.
Pajot's maneuver  a method of forceps delivery with traction along the axis of the superior pelvic aperture.
Pinard's maneuver  a method of bringing down the foot in breech extraction.
Prague maneuver  a method of extracting the aftercoming head in breech presentation.
Scanzoni maneuver  double application of forceps blades for delivery of a fetus in the occiput posterior position.
Toynbee maneuver  pinching the nostrils and swallowing; if the auditory tube is patent, the tympanic membrane will retract medially.
Valsalva maneuver 
1. increase in intrathoracic pressure by forcible exhalation effort against the closed glottis.
2. increase in the pressure in the eustachian tube and middle ear by forcible exhalation effort against occluded nostrils and closed mouth.

maneuver

[məno̅o̅′vər]
Etymology: Fr, manœvre, action
1 an adroit or skillful manipulation or procedure.
2 (in obstetrics) a manipulation of the fetus, performed to aid in delivery. Also spelled manoeuvre.

manoeuvre

Medspeak
noun Any form of management or procedure that acts on a patient to evoke a result or outcome.

Vox populi
noun A procedure or series of movements that require skill.
verb To perform a series of movements with caution and skill.

maneuver

Medtalk A method or technique for performing a task. See Abdominal thrust maneuver, Doll's head maneuver, Epley maneuver, Flake maneuver, Hallpike maneuver, Head-tilt/chin-lift maneuver, Heimlich maneuver, Jaw thrust maneuver, Jendrassik maneuver, Lichtenstein maneuver, Semont maneuver, Triple airway maneuver, Valsalva maneuver.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]

maneuver,

n a skillful procedure or manipulation.

ma·neu·ver

(mă-nū'vĕr)
A planned movement or procedure.
Synonym(s): manoeuvre.
[Fr. manoeuvre, fr. L. manu operari, to work by hand]
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He pointed out that the student who learns a maneuver through GIFT in the simulator will generally find that it's easier to fly once she gets into the airplane, making for a positive learning experience and even more rapid mastery of the maneuver.
7) When swarms face one another, the speed of the swarm's coup d'oeil--determined by algorithmic efficiency and processing power--may decide the outcome of battles, and if robots ever become the military's primary maneuver arm, a force's mobile computing capabilities may be a key component in evaluating its overall combat power.
Group A was treated with Epley maneuver with post-maneuver neck restrictions.
For Army movement control units to be relevant to the maneuver commander, and "a tool used to help allocate resources based on the combatant commander's priorities," a number of changes must occur.
Of the patients within the VPB, all they have response to barbecue maneuver.
One thing these maneuvers may not teach adequately is how to manage control inputs when applying increased loading to the airplane.
Whenever the maneuver starts (81st second and 231st second) or stops (180th second and 260th second), it's obvious that the proposed algorithm has the lowest error peak and the fastest convergence.
The Conclusion was: yes, upper airway change during a Mueller's maneuver does predict the severity of OSA.
When the residual is above a pre-set threshold, generally it will be regarded as a sign of maneuver starting.
The future will require us to employ the movement and maneuver concept, which is based on the premise that the central focus of the force will dominate the close fight; at the same time, it recognizes the need to protect the population and calibrate the amount of force used in areas where we must set the conditions for an ally to succeed.
The maneuver, called the Lion's leap, included bringing airborne forces into the field, evacuation of the wounded by helicopters, providing fire back up in addition to command, control, and coordinate in running a joint military operation of the Iraqi Army commands.
One of the most useful combat multipliers is terrain reinforcement, done either by the maneuver unit alone or, most profitably, in conjunction with supporting engineers.