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a seizing and holding by law

to take into custody as a prisoner

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(zoology) an encircling band or marking around the neck of any animal

anything worn or placed about the neck

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a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

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the stitching that forms the rim of a shoe or boot

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a band of leather or rope that is placed around an animal's neck as a harness or to identify it

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necklace that fits tightly around a woman's neck

a figurative restraint

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

take into custody

seize by the neck or collar

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furnish with a collar

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However, there are no reports of strictly conservative treatment with only cervical collar immobilisation showing such a significant reduction of the pannus, as in the present case report.
The patient's cervical collar was removed immediately and the patient was placed in bolsters next to his head to try to minimize any distractive forces while optimizing stability prior to definitive fixation.
10,18) Six weeks of a rigid cervical collar is often utilized.
Cervical collar, he stated, has its own side effects and it has specific indications in which it should be used.
Subjects received either surgery to stabilize the fracture or a nonsurgical treatment consisting of several weeks of immobilization in a hard cervical collar.
Patients are advised to wear a cervical collar for two weeks following the procedure.
Some of the innovations include a portable Braille reader designed by students of the Indian Institute of Technology, a newly designed cervical collar to protect the spine from further injury created by a Rice University team, and an affordable water-purification system developed by Western New England College students.
Items include wrist splints, thumb braces, back supports, hernia belts, a cervical collar, heel and elbow protectors, adult and children's arm slings, ankle supports, abdominal supports, and cast or bandage protectors.
The patient's neck should remain immobilised supine supported on a spine board with a cervical collar and immobilisation apparatus such as sandbags and tape until an adequate full cervical spine series can be obtained in the radiology department (ATLS 2004).
To shorten recovery time for adults with acute cervical radiculopathy, recommend either physical therapy (PT) and a home exercise plan or a cervical collar and rest2 Both are more effective than a wait-and-see strategy.
To stabilize the spine, paramedics wrap a cervical collar around a patient's neck and strap the individual to a long board to keep the vertebrae from shifting during transport.
He had been noncompliant with his cervical collar but denied any new trauma.
Except for the cervical collar she was also wearing a long and heavy scarf around the collar, protecting her neck from cold, as she said.
He has damaged three vertebrae in his neck and will have to wear a cervical collar for eight to 12 weeks.
The intent of this article is to review the anatomy of the mandible and demonstrate a method of performing axiolateral projections on a patient who has a cervical collar in place.