ballottement


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a palpatory technique for feeling a floating object in the body (especially for determining the position of a fetus by feeling the rebound of the fetus after a quick digital tap on the wall of the uterus)

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Ballottement was also found to lead to complications due to pain and unwanted rise in both blood and intracranial pressures, and is therefore not recommended for use in the critical care setting.
These included ballottement (present or absent) of fetal parts in the uterine fundus, and of the presenting part in the lower pole of the uterus.
Les diasporas seraient-elles donc devenues, dans cette litterature qui valorise le deplacement, l'innovation, la resistance et l'hybridite, les porte-drapeaux d'une mondialisation oo les identites, pour survivre dans le ballottement des flux transnationaux, doivent etre perpetuellement reinventees ?
Amene a commenter sur le remaniement ministeriel du 18 fevrier 2005, le journaliste Gilbert Leduc (2005 : A16) du Soleil conclut que << le ballottement administratif [.
Ils donnent ainsi depuis longtemps l'exemple du Montagnais-Innu Pierre-Antoine Pastedechouan (ca 1608-1636) pour demontrer les consequences desastreuses du ballottement entre deux identites religieuses.
With the cuff palpation method, the tube is secured after ballottement at the suprasternal notch causes pilot cuff distension (3).