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  • n  fixation (as by a plaster cast) of a body part in order to promote proper healing
    immobilization of the injured knee was necessary
  • n  the act of limiting movement or making incapable of movement
    the storm caused complete immobilization of the rescue team

  • Both injuries require immobilization with a cast, splint, or sling.
  • This was highly convenient to the Gizenga regime, for, with Mobutu's immobilization now assured, they were ready for their dash deep into Kasai.
  • It has full X-ray facilities, its own laboratory, a suite of three operating rooms, a modern plaster room for prompt immobilization of fractures, a room for ear-nose-throat cases .
News & Articles

  • Municipal Court
    CASES CALLED WEDNESDAY INCLUDED:Jennifer M. Atchison, 27, of 702 S. York St., OVI, guilty, 90 days jail with 80 days suspended, 24 months driver’s license suspension, 12 months probation, release immobilization, restricted plates required, fined $525; child endangering, guilty, 180 days jail with 180 days suspended, 12 months probation.
    July 8, 2013 - Springfield News-Sun

  • Eduardo Perez in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    I never had trouble with it before,Perez said. "It will take surgery, then there will be a long period of immobilization and a long period of rehab. I've had a lot of rehabs. Add another to the list."
  • Steve Rothman in SYS-CON Brasil
    This effort could lead to groundbreaking medical findings that ultimately save troops from amputations and immobilization from injuries they may sustain while fighting for our Country,said Congressman Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who, as a member of...
  • Dave Nonis in
    It's two weeks of immobilization and after that whenever he can rehab to get back playing,said Canucks general manager Dave Nonis. "It's not going to heal right unless he has some time off."

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