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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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It's that little grammatical error called a "dangler." You may remember an English teacher calling them "dangling participles." If you begin a sentence with a descriptive phrase, it's supposed to describe the subject of the part that follows--otherwise it "dangles." Usually, in fact, it does something hilarious.
At their subtle best, though, danglers still confuse readers, making them work to glean the writer's meaning.
Danglers and Wands are a playful way to interact with a cat.
The product is being supported by a variety of promotions, including radio, print, and online advertising; FSIs; product displays; shelf danglers; and a "Be Our Chef" cooking contest with a grand prize of a $10,000 scholarship.
"We started out with the old standard hangman, then figured out ways to complicate it." (The resulting variations, Dueling Danglers and Wellhung Man, appear in the book.) Also included are more than 20 games that don't require much in the way of common language.
A wide range of POS will be available including pole toppers, banners and danglers that resemble a decorated front door, and a sweepstakes to win a trip for two to Whistler.
The Custom Works Merchandising program from Sara Lee Foodservice offers operators completely customizable table tents, danglers, posters and much more absolutely free.
(Those danglers between bushes have driven us crazy for years.)
Branded thermos wraps, description cards, danglers and paper cups increase consumption by creating a "cafe in the office" impression.
It is also used extensively within the store, appearing on overhead signs, shelf talkers, danglers and end-cap panels.
"Displays, end-caps and shelf danglers can assist in this effort.
We find much of our humor in such unexpected connections, which is why Columbia Journalism Review's "Lower Case" takes a high percentage of its examples from danglers.