stop the bleeding


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stop the bleeding

To prevent further damage, loss, negative effects, etc., during a problematic situation. Likened to literally stopping blood loss during an injury. If we don't stop the bleeding now, the company might be in jeopardy of collapsing. We don't have time to figure out a long-term solution. For now, we just have to stop the bleeding.
See also: bleeding, stop
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He pointed out that there is a group of political blocs have different opinions about this matter, stressing that the House will not be united, saying we are with any step will lead to stop the bleeding of Iraqis and the return of families to their homes and maintain the sovereignty of Iraq and the liberation of territory from terrorist gangs and can live with any government decision backed by the parliament.
However, due to the drugs they administered to Sianne at the unit to stop the bleeding, they probably saved her life.
We had to close his nose up to stop the bleeding and because of that he was swallowing a lot of blood.
We used the procedure of arterial embolisation to cut the blood supply to the diseased areas to stop the bleeding," said a spokesperson of the hospital.
Seek medical attention if you are unable to stop the bleeding or the casualty goes into shock.
She needed seven staples to stop the bleeding from the cuts to her head.
Doctors at Walton Hospital, Liverpool, managed to stop the bleeding but her condition worsened and she suffered a stroke.
He said the surgery was conducted in two phases; the first was to remove the fractured bone, stop the bleeding and close the wound without placing any material which may cause direct pressure on the brain in order to relieve the pressure of swelling resulting from the brain injury, severe concussion or bleeding associated with skull fracture.
Sally ends up rushed into hospital and the medical team working on her struggle to stop the bleeding caused by the stab wound (poor lass must feel like a colander).
The Marine had with him a military first-aid kit containing a special clotting powder that is poured into wounds to stop the bleeding, but it couldn't save the man.
Crum says that HIFU could heat tissue to 80[degrees]C--high enough to cauterize a blood vessel and stop the bleeding.
He was admitted on January 19 suffering bleeding from his stomach and underwent surgery to have part of his large intestine removed to stop the bleeding.
Working on the same principles as all tourniquets, "(The SOFTT) is used to stop the bleeding from an extremity and to prevent shock," said Staff Sergeant Thomas J.
Now that the town has amalgamated into Temiskaming Shores, council wants to stop the bleeding of youth out-migration while attracting new blood into the community.
The corpsman was able to stop the bleeding and regain a pulse in the victim's foot.
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