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drill

 [dril]
instruction by repetition. a device for cutting a hole or shaping something.
bladder drill a technique of bladder training in which the patient is instructed to postpone voiding for an hour and a half, regardless of urgency or interim incontinence. The time interval between voiding episodes is increased in half-hour increments to a goal of two and a half to three hours.

drill

(dril),
1. To make a hole in bone or other hard substance.
2. An instrument for making or enlarging a hole in bone or in a tooth.
[Middle Dutch drillen, to bore]

drill

(drĭl)
n.
a. An implement with cutting edges or a pointed end for boring holes in hard materials, usually by a rotating abrasion or repeated blows; a bit.
b. The hand-operated or hand-powered holder for this implement.
c. A loud, harsh noise made by or as if by a powered tool of this kind.
v. drilled, drilling, drills

drill′er n.

drill

(dril)
1. To make a hole in bone or other hard substance.
2. An instrument for making or enlarging a hole in bone or in a tooth.

Patient discussion about drill

Q. What do you do when one gets an Asthma attack? like what is the drill and what steps i need to do in order to help him ?

A. First thing to do before you have an attack is to find out what your triggers are like smoke,cats,dogs,food,dust--get yourself a pulmonary dr.He will take test to find out what is causing your attacks-also drugs an alcohol can have effect on asthma--if you already have this, try your inhalor first,if it is not helping go to the emergency room at your hosp--mrfoot56.

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