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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 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.
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The researchers note that as his dead body dangles in place, it will keep other males from impregnating his mate.