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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 looked up at the bridge and saw two teenage girls sat on top of the bridge on the wrong side of the rails soaking up the sun and dangling their legs over the bridge.
Several bystanders noticed the boy dangling and started working to find a way to help ensure the boy's safety.
In the second incident, the body of 47-year-old Paul Mumina of Muusani Primary School, Kasikeu, was found yesterday morning dangling from a mango tree in Enguli village, Nzaui subcounty, in what was suspected to be suicide.
(Decorp), said the dangling wire did not belong to their company.
"These dangling and uncovered power wires pose serious threats to the residents especially the kids," said Malik Khalid, a resident of Peoples Colony.
According to witnesses, the couple had a fight few minutes before the woman was seen dangling from the balcony trying to hold on not so as to fall.
Credible sources hinted that the incident occurred at a residence, located at Road 4 Zone, Alleluyah Estate, where co-tenants discovered the dangling body of Wahab in a two-room apartment, having allegedly committed suicide.
Other candidate Daniyal Tanveer also started his campaign by dangling panaflexes.
His aunt, said she returned home from a funeral in the neighbourhood only to find the boy missing.She searched for the boy and found him in the bedroom with his body dangling from the roof.
Talking to The Nation, they said that they had submitted numerous complaints to the Lesco officials regarding rehabilitation and upgradation of dangling electricity wires but to no avail.
A man sits with his feet dangling out of a window, holding a knife
A coach was left dangling dangerously over a train station car park after it crashed through metal railings in Wrexham.