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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He was administered pain relief to help ease his condition before ambulance staff carefully immobilised him with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint.
old man was suffering from and pain to his right hand and immobilised by paramedics.
She was also immobilised before being taken to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.
He has to be immobilised as much as possible to get the fracture to heal and he has been the model patient.
Parameters studied included the number of cells /unit area in control, immobilised and re-mobilised groups; and the intensity of staining in control, immobilised and re-mobilised groups using Alcian Blue stain for evaluating cartilage matrix.
GOING NOWHERE: The Stig can't believe that the 210mph Mercedes has been immobilised by clampers' NO ONE ABOUT: He nips off, leaving the car parked illegally' I'LL BE FIVE MINUTES: Top Gear test driver The Stig parks the supercar but, right, he ended up having to take a taxi
If a red light is shown, the engine will remain immobilised.
The method comprising the steps of a) contacting the sample with material comprising a receptor which is present in a liposome and which liposome comprises a detectable functionality, said contact occurring under conditions resulting in binding of the receptor to analyte if present before or concomitant with step b, wherein step b) consists of contacting the sample with an immobilised ligand for the receptor said contact occurring under conditions resulting in binding of the receptor to the ligand, with steps a and b being followed by c) separating the resulting immobilised ligand-receptor fraction and the receptor fraction present in solution and d) assaying the detectable functionality of the receptor in a fraction from step c) in a manner known per se for its detection.
She was immobilised and treated at the scene for the injuries to her legs and also a head injury.
He then tried to escape on foot but the older man chased him down and immobilised him after having called the police.
A woman in her 40s was immobilised for neck and back pain.
Crews immobilised her with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint before she was transferred to City Hospital on blue lights.