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log-rolling

Emergency medicine A popular term for the moving of a Pt–as if rolling a log–without allowing lateral movement of the head and neck, usually to a board or other flat rigid device
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Under the hostile economic conditions and lack of international institutions in the 1930s, democratic institutions facilitated log-rolling for US protectionism.
I never imagined that it would apply in this situation, but, after the procurement department log-rolling incident, those little creeps in planning developed a risk assessment matrix for all social events.
Among the sport's legends are Jube Wickheim, whose 10 triumphs in the log-rolling world championships and whose participation in the longest log-rolling match of all time earned him a place in the Guinness Book of Records.
And there's his wife leaping out of the driver's seat in a protective, yellow helmet, overalls and wellies, having just completed a hard day's hod-carrying, log-rolling, concrete-mixing or how king out new motor ways with her bare hands and a shovel.
Further, whether speaking of the Pulitzers or virtually any other journalism award, there is enough log-rolling among award judges to make even a French ice-skating official blush.
Some of the world's best professionally performing lumberjacks will take part in log-rolling, ax-throwing and wood chopping and sawing.
Where Saturday afternoons were filled with mega audience-grabbing attractions like motorcross and log-rolling from Canada.
After all, he took more than $100,000 in campaign contributions from the swindler Keating between 1982 and 1988, while simultaneously log-rolling for him on Capitol Hill.
Sheehan "was a threat to all the chiefs," says Lawrence Korb, because he does not tolerate the log-rolling that has dominated JCS policy.
More nations than ever will quarrel over more `sports' than ever - including pea-pushing, log-rolling, burger-guzzling, marathon-knitting, and ballroom dancing.
The log-rolling and infighting that produced the unwieldy DNI structure is explained in a fascinating new book, "Blinking Red," by Michael Allen, former staff director of the House intelligence committee and now with Beacon Global Strategies.
Woodchips flew as Lumberjack Feud unveiled its action-packed show in a nearly 1,000-seat performance arena, where speed-climbing, axe-throwing, chopping, sawing and log-rolling were just some of the competitive events performed for a thrilled audience, with all proceeds benefiting the non-profit Helen Ross McNabb Center.