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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 inmates dangled the ropes from the exterior walls of the prison to the ground.
Chinese girl is dangled by her dad and, right, Lianne Smith
The background of the story centers around the legend of Hassan El Sabbah's Garden of Earthly Delights, which is the carrot dangled in front of the assassins.
Sentencing him yesterday, Judge John Warner told him: 'You were actively involved in taking money off gullible people and dangled a carrot in front of them.
As evidence, she would most likely cite the pending criminal allegations, the 1993 allegation of sexual misconduct by Jackson against another child, the incident in which Jackson dangled his third child over the side of the fourth-floor balcony in Germany and Jackson's statements that he allows his children to sleep in bed with unrelated adult males.
The wildlife expert cradled his month-old son Robert under one arm and dangled a piece of chicken from the other in front of the 13-foot crocodile before a crowd of onlookers at his reptile park in Beerwah, north of Brisbane in Australia.
To measure neophobia, she filled a dish with peanuts and apples, a treat that she calls "the Amazon equivalent of chocolate," then dangled an unfamiliar object above it and timed a bird's delay in approaching.
The duo grabbed the man on the terrace of the House of Commons and dangled him over a balustrade above the river before releasing him.
Robert DuRant, director of the study, says, "During one wrestling match a man dangled a woman upside down and then dropped her on her head, knocking her unconscious.
he dangled her, making her swear she wasn't frightened, that she was a woman and she trusted him.
The girl dangled from the bowsprit above 8ft waves for 10 minutes while the crew struggled to pull her back on board.
Next morning the floor was strewn with the dried out strings of those which had ventured across the room, while others dangled from the lid.