Bleed


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Bleed

1. To lose money in a venture or investment over time. Bleeding may occur fast or slowly, but never improves. See also: Stop the bleeding.

2. To extract an excessively high price in a transaction or venture under threat of force or some other harm. Bleeding in this sense is illegal.
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An Epistaxis Severity Score (ESS) questionnaire was used to assess the severity of nose bleeds at both at the beginning of the study and after starting bevacizumab treatment.
In all my pregnancies, I suffered bleeds and premature labor, forcing me to be on leave from work and bedridden starting the third month.
The most common presenting symptoms are hematemesis in acute bleed and melena in chronic cases1.
Traditionally, you bleed radiators with a radiator key, which you can get from hardware and DIY stores, but sometimes you need a small screwdriver instead.
As a result of these factors the traditional treatment of posterior bleeds has been the use of 'blind' techniques of nasal packing with ribbon gauze soaked in BIPP (bisthmus iodine and phosphate paste) and inflating the balloon of a Foley's catheter in the patient's nasopharynx (this allows for control of the epistaxis where the actual bleeding site is not specifically identified).
Absence of a withdrawal bleed suggests a hypoestrogenic state (ie, primary or secondary ovarian failure).
If you get a nose bleed, sit down and lean forward slightly, keeping your head above your heart will make your nose bleed less.
Several months after the incident, the man's son filed a lawsuit against the nursing home alleging the wrongful death of his father caused by a lack of emergency care and a suspected gastrointestinal (GI) bleed that the nursing staff had neglected.
Loosen, but don't remove, the bleed plug below the gun mount ID plate.
A major bleeding complication was defined as one associated with a decline in hemoglobin of 20 g/L, a need for transfixion of 2 or more units, a retroperitoneal or intracranial bleed, or a situation that otherwise warranted permanent discontinuation of warfarin.
How can the Eucharist bleed or change into living, bleeding flesh?