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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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The cheapest and least delicate provisions are heaped in the shops; the coarsest and commonest articles of wearing apparel dangle at the salesman's door, and stream from the house-parapet and windows.
Wear the statement ring alone to complement your everyday outfit or pair it with the white daisy dangle charm on a sterling silver necklace chain for a completed look.
THE angle of the dangle in cars could cause crashes.
Cut that string now and see how well the pair of them dangle then.
Mumbai-trained Dr Pankaj Dangle faced a two-day General Medical Council tribunal in London this week after being accused of putting false information on an application to train to be a urologist - a specialist in the urinary and productive organs.
Still others have microphones that dangle around your collar, picking up irritating background noise.
But there are also the conspicuous black wires (another linear element) that connect them, which dangle with all the graceful insouciance of chance, and the bulky transformer to which they are attached.
Before Sepp's FIFA brigade form a dangle head committee and try to ban it, do you want to explain it to them, Frank?
This season is a lot weirder," says Tom Lennon, one of the show's creators and the man behind the mustache of the fictional Lieutenant Dangle, the force's gay member.
All fishermen have to do is dangle their rod, so they can feast on whatever they like.
Look for the internationalist elites to dangle the never-ending threat of terrorism over the heads of Americans; they intend to browbeat us into accepting bigger and more centralized government and to surrender our precious sovereignty to the United Nations and kindred international organizations.
In the car, dangle the ScentTraveler ($7 to $9) from your rearview mirror.