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A form of restraint used to subdue overactive, unruly, violent, or inebriated subjects to prevent them from harming themselves and others, which consists of occluding the upper airway by compressing the thyroid cartilage and displacing the tongue posteriorly; the choke hold is more dangerous than the carotid sleeper, which cuts off the flow of blood to the brain, but does not compromise the airways
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neck hold

Forensic medicine A restraint used to subdue overactive, unruly, violent or inebriated subjects to prevent them from harming themselves and others. See Restraint.
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