immobilize

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immobilize

[i′mō·bə‚līz]
(medicine)
To render motionless or to fix in place, as by splints or surgery.
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Crews treated her at the scene and immobilised her with a neck collar and spinal board before she was transferred to Birmingham Childrens Hospital.
The front seat passenger was also immobilised and a third occupant was treated for minor injuries before being taken to the same hospital.
Crews administered pain relief to help stabilise her condition before she was immobilised with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint.
The driver of the other car, a woman thought to be in her 50s, was also fully immobilised before being taken to hospital.
The driver in the second car, a woman in her 40s, was also immobilised for further treatment.
The Cork North-Central Deputy said: "People who persistently abuse the 999 emergency service by making hoax or inappropriate calls must have their mobile phones immobilised and then face prosecution in a zero- tolerance crackdown.
The woman suffered neck injury and was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to Good Hope Hospital.
The boys were immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar and taken to hospital after "awkward" tackles.
The right-back picked up his washbag for the final time, headed towards the car park - and found his vehicle immobilised, wrapped and securely bound in tape.
One of the men, in his 20s, was immobilised and taken to the Major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital with head and abdominal injuries.
He was given pain relief and immobilised before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
The responder paramedic assessed the woman's condition and immobilised her until the air crew arrived on scene.