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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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"Honesty goes to the heart of the practice of medicine, and Dr Dangle's conduct undermines the reputation of the profession, as well as the specific processes involved in this case.
The Combination Pack sells for $95 and includes both a headset and headphones, headband, two dangles, and two carrying pouches, all packaged in a travel case.
Like any good political cartoonist, Dangle knows to "follow the money," and has found a wealth of material in the Enron bankruptcy and the Bush administration's industry-friendly energy plan.
When Dangle arranges a trip to a police convention in Florida, the team is ecstatic.
"I like playing a gay character who's not defined by being gay," says Lennon of Dangle, a guy he describes with a smile as "an incredibly macho high-desert gay cop." For Lennon, who's straight, it was a matter of creating a character who could keep with the campy concept of the show without being just a simple mockery.
Murtagh, Lynam and Dangle's owner-breeder Stephanie Von Schilcher were represented by solicitor Frank Ward.
Murtagh put up 2lb overweight on 6-1 shot Dangle, who was beaten just under two lengths in fifth place by winner Amalie Bay, the evens favourite.
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.
We allow modifiers to dangle because we know what we mean.
Running gags about Dangle's sexuality become tiresome, and the kingpin who meets his match is a bad impersonation of Al Pacino.
Dangle was banned from racing for 42 days and Lynam, who will also be appealing that penalty, was seething before and after the stewards announced their verdicts.
Dangle in the Dust, set in the dressing room of a rugby club, has been scripted by South Shields-based Darren Palmer, 38.