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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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In resource-limited settings, health facilities might lack the capability to diagnose a bleeding disorder and might lack the blood products necessary for treatment.
(14) A comparative study of TRUS biopsy versus TP biopsy showed remarkably greater incidence rates of post-biopsy rectal bleeding (50.5% vs 3.4%, P >0.01) in the former group.
Our results suggest that patients should seek medical advice if they experience bleeding after discharge for a heart attack, said study author Isabel Muoz Pousa of lvaro Cunqueiro Hospital, Pontevedra, Spain.
"Patients should seek medical advice if they experience bleeding after discharge for a heart attack," said study author Isabel Munoz Pousa of Alvaro Cunqueiro Hospital, Pontevedra, Spain.
It only takes a few minutes to die from potentially preventable bleeding and in this hands-on class you can learn to save the victim's life by learning how to identify life-threatening bleeding and how to stop it until medical personnel arrive.
The most common causes of UGIB are bleeding duodenal ulcer (35%) and gastric ulcer (20%)4.
Combination therapy, especially injection followed by either ablation or mechanical therapy, is generally recommended to further reduce the risk of rebleeding to about 10%.4-6and has been associated with increasing nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use and the high prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding. Rapid assessment and resuscitation should precede the diagnostic evaluation in unstable patients with severe bleeding.
On this World Haemophilia Day we highlighted the need for treatment for all people with a bleeding disorder and this can only be achieved with the help of the community at large.
Trinidad said there are around 10,000 Filipinos with hemophilia and approximately 1 million others with related bleeding disorders, such as Von Willebrand Disease.
If you are in the habit of popping anti-depressant pills used to treat anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, then you could be at a risk of intestinal bleeding which can range from mild to severe and can be life-threatening.
Bleeding after menopause can be scary but research has shown that most post-menopausal bleeding is caused by a noncancerous condition, such as vaginal atrophy, uterine fibroids, or polyps.
Among these patients the risk of a heart attack or stroke also dropped 11 per cent - and the risk of bleeding went up 30 per cent.