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headrest

(hed'rest)
1. A pad made of soft material placed beneath the occiput, around the neck or lower face or both, designed to limit head movement during surgery or to prevent neck pain in cervical arthritis.
2. A padded device used in cars, airplanes, or boats to prevent neck trauma during accidents.
3. A padded device used in some types of wheelchairs to support the head and neck of patients with flaccid muscles or other neurological conditions. See: assistive technology
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He said she had "agreed to a better design of headrest being pursued".
He didn't have a great time in the race today because he was suffering from the car and the tyres, he didn't have a great time with the gearbox troubles and the headrest," said Wolff.
Until recently, the headrests in buses and coaches have typically consisted of little more than a rigid frame covered with a thick piece of foam.
During the search, the cops separately found 17 pieces of $100 in the car wash's ceiling, and another 19 pieces of $100 in the vehicle's headrest. A case of theft was filed against him on April 2.
"If you are involved in a crash having the headrest set correctly can help minimise the injuries of the driver and passengers."
If you order custom-fit seat covers, you'll have the option of also ordering matching armrest and headrest covers, console covers, seat back storage and map pockets.
The child was placed in 3-point pin fixation with the Mayfield headrest using pediatric pins tightened to a pressure of 40 lbs.
Insurance companies and brokers are constantly putting measures in place to combat fraud and keep insurance premiums at the rear-end accident, it''s not necessarily in the driver''s interests to adjust the headrest position.
While buckling seatbelts is second nature when getting into a car--how many of us think to adjust the headrest? Reports show that headrests are one of the most overlooked safety features in motor vehicles today and many of us don't realize the important role they play in preventing neck, brain and spinal cord related injuries.
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The other features include power opening and closA[degrees] ing trunk lid/lift gate/hatch, HDDA[degrees]based navigation system, dual rear headrest DVD and Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).