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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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Albumin levels were evaluated in one study (26) and it was observed that a lower albumin level was associated with a significantly higher bleed rate (albumin level, 3.7 g/L vs.
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.
Additional risk factors for GI bleeds. Researchers also looked at patients who had additional risk factors for GI bleeds (other than the exclusion criteria).
But our new study gives us a much clearer understanding of the size of the increased risk and of the severity and consequences of bleeds."
"An affected individual can bleed profusely for a longer time after trauma.
Data collected for each patient included demographics, indication for surgery, number of days between events (tonsillectomy and bleeds), method of tonsillectomy and for control of bleeding, transfusions, bloodwork, and consults obtained.
But while the quality of life of persons with bleeding disorders are frequently interrupted by bleeds, we can live as normal as possible.
Of the patients discharged on OAC due to CHADS2 >1, HAS-BLED accurately predicted high risk for 4 out of 33 (12%) bleeds and overestimated risk in 34 out of 1580 (2.2%) patients in whom bleeding episode did not occur.
They reported all bleeds requiring extra infusions of clotting factor during one year, then answered questions about what they had been doing during the eight hours before the bleed.
According to the patient information leaflet produced by the manufacturers, tranexamic acid tablets are taken to prevent unwanted bleeding by stabilising blood clots - for example, before or after surgery on the prostrate or cervix, severe menstrual bleeding, severe nose bleeds and bleeding into the eye.
1 : to lose or shed blood <A cut finger bleeds.>