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manoeuvre

See maneuver.

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.

ma·neu·ver

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

manoeuvre

planned movement
  • Heimlich manoeuvre abdominal thrust to expel foreign matter (e.g. food) from the airway and prevent choking; the clenched fist is thrust inwards (at upper abdomen) and upwards (toward lower ribcage), forcing air out of the lungs, to dislodge the obstruction

  • Valsalva's manoeuvre forced expiratory effort through a closed airway, to equalize ear and upper respiratory pressures (e.g. in testing the cardiovascular effects of raised venous pressure and reduced cardiac output)

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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Caption: Figure 4: Prediction of 20[degrees]/10[degrees] zigzag manoeuvre of a KCLCC2 ship.
When combined with free-running model tests, this method requires relatively low cost because it is easy to generate more manoeuvres after a first set of free-running model tests [2].
The Semont manoeuvre (Figure-1) was used when the affected side is clearly known after Dix- Hallpike test.
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of Epley manoeuvre and Semont manoeuvre in the management of BPPV.
7% complete response after single treatment with Epley manoeuvre but on follow up, observed 65.
Group B was treated with Epley manoeuvre which started with the patient in head upright position.
Group B was treated with Epley manoeuvre and out of these 30 patients, 19 became free from vertigo on the Dix Hallpike test on day 3 while out of the remaining 11 patients, 3 further became free from vertigo on the Dix Hallpike test on day 7.
Prokopakis et al5 assessed the long-term efficacy of Epley manoeuvre in the treatment of patients with BPPV.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards tests missiles during manoeuvres in a central desert area of Iran Picture, SAJJAD SAFARI
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