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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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I said to the guy, 'Drop the kid,'" Dangler told CBS Channel 3 News in Philadelphia.
Lots of people like Anne, but she has a few detractors who fear her loyalty is a little too unquestioning m be good for Bill and Hillary, neither of whom would ever be in dangler of getting an A in Self-Criticism 101.
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Trainer Richard Frost and his son Jimmy began the day on a high with the victory of Petuntse in the selling hurdle, but things went a bit flat after that as the horse was lost to a bid of 5,500gns from Nick Shutts at the auction, and the Frosts then saw The Dangler depart early on when favourite for the novice handicap chase.
Hobbs went on to complete a double when Arctic Chanter, ridden by Tony McCoy, proved much too tough for The Dangler in Heavitree Brewery Challenge Cup Novices' Handicap Chase.
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The champion duo of Martin Pipe and Tony McCoy notched a brace of wins courtesy of Art Prince, who made all in the handicap chase, and Sharp Temper's brave three-quarters-of-a-length verdict over The Dangler in the novice chase.
The six-year-old had matters made much easier after the unfortunate departure of Devilish Charm left him with an unassailable lead, and he passed the post 27 lengths to the good over The Dangler.