outrigger


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A trolley or gurney that is strapped to one or both lateral sides of the gurney on which a violent patient is bound with leather restraints; outriggers increase the physical mass that bucking patients have to move before harming themselves or others

outrigger

An attachment for hand splints that permits the fingers to be placed in elastic traction.
References in periodicals archive ?
The new Outrigger mobile website is a highly-visual, interactive tool designed to improve the path to conversion for its mobile visitors.
This acquisition marks the exciting new expansion of Outrigger into the Indian Ocean," said David Carey, president and chief executive officer at Outrigger Enterprises Group.
31, 2012 travelers may enter for their chance to win a trip for two including round-trip airfare, five nights on either Honolulu or Maui at select Outrigger and OHANA Hotels and Resorts and car rental courtesy of United Vacations.
Goman Wai-Ming Ho from Ove Arup & Partners Hong Kong, is currently developing the first-ever outrigger system design guide, which will provide an overview of the history, design considerations and recommendations for outrigger systems.
Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, a US-based financial company, has financed a loan for Outrigger Hotels and Resorts, a hotel company from Asia.
928) between stroke rate and stroke length during outrigger canoeing performance, as also evidenced when swimming at constant velocity (Fritzdorf et al.
Video vignettes provide an insight into various elements of the island culture and history and show a potential visitor the choices on offer from Outrigger Enterprises.
Outrigger Enterprises is one of Hawaii's largest locally owned hospitality companies, managing 51 properties with more than 12,000 guest rooms.
They don't face each other more than a couple of times a year, but Santa Clarita Synergy and Outrigger Canoe Club are developing quite a boys' volleyball rivalry.
He calls it the Dog Powered Scooter, an aptly descriptive name for an adult-sized version of a child's sidewalk scooter - with an outrigger to which a dog can be harnessed.
The company produces streaming marketing videos and utilizes a proprietary technology to manage, assemble, distribute and track the performance of interactive content for a growing number of clients including Aston, Choice, Crowne Plaza, Delta, Hilton, Holiday Inn, Interstate, Marriott, Outrigger, Radisson, Regent, Sheraton, Westin and Wyndham hotels.