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dislodgement

, dislodgment (dis-loj′mĕnt) [Fr. desloger, to dislodge]
Displacement of a device (such as a catheter or tracheal tube) thought to be securely in position. Dislodgment of catheters, endotracheal tubes, or other devices may sometimes occur when patients are agitated, when they are moved, or when equipment is checked or adjusted. It may result in patient injury or failure in administration of required treatments.dislodge
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As if saving her life was not enough, the three quick-thinking firemen came back a few days later to check on Mrs Musgrave and make sure she hadn't been hurt when Kris was trying to dislodge the grape.
During this early period the system is not critical; each new grain of sand might dislodge a few of the grains, but that's it.
Community Hospital has recently experienced events that threaten to dislodge early efforts at obtaining physician involvement in quality improvement efforts.
Now the United States is moving cynically toward a military intervention and occupation, ostensibly to dislodge the military regime.
The study was biased toward routine custodial activities that had the potential to dislodge and resuspend asbestos fibers.
Fellow judge Amanda Holden hit Cowell on the back to dislodge it, but Walliams preferred to grab him around the chest in the Heimlich manoeuvre.
This new 3-in-1 vibrating UV-light attachment simply connects on to your existing vacuum hose (universal adaptor supplied) and firstly vibrates to dislodge dust, mites and germs, then using UV-light it sterilises mites and kills bacteria, and finally using the suction of your vacuum it sucks up the debris.
Might the kickback from the shotgun dislodge a stent or trigger cardiac arrhythmia?
Firefighters tracked down a vet in Whitchurch when they were unable to dislodge the ball.
Ryan slapped her on the back in an attempt to dislodge the tablet making her choke.
This guy rushed up and used both arms and sort of thumped Bazil's chest to dislodge the bit of bacon that was blocking his airway.