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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What to do: | Apply direct pressure to the wound, using a sterile dressing if possible or a clean non-fluffy cloth, to stop the bleeding.
It is meant only to stop the bleeding and would not cure the wound, Alejano said.
Yet, we don't see many images of the horrified faces of those holding a stranger or trying to help them stop the bleeding from their wounds.
The best option to stop the bleeding in a sick Sumatran rhinoceros suffering from uterine tumours has now been considered too risky.
Talaat, to stop the bleeding. She was transferred to one of the hospital rooms to receive the necessary treatment from the repercussions of severe bleeding.
All attempts to stop the bleeding failed at King Fahd Hospital, so doctors decided to conduct a hysterectomy to save his wife's life, the man said.
If it were in the upper thigh, it could be difficult to stop the bleeding in the field.
The man's friends, who had been surfing alongside him, rushed him to shore, where they tried to stop the bleeding with tourniquets and performed CPR.
Zebari told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / we are with all the necessary steps to stop the bleeding of Iraqi blood and expel the gangs of the Islamic State and liberate the usurped land and the return of displaced people to their homes, calling to authorize the government to consider these calls as the party who has the right to decide on the participation of foreign forces with troops for the Liberation of Iraqi territory or not.
"We had to stop the bleeding and to get something," said Lambert.
They both stayed with her until the ambulance arrived, helping to keep her warm, comfortable and helping me apply pressure to stop the bleeding.
He said during his speech at the opening of the 27th Islamic Unity Conference which kicked off today in Tehran "if any country thought it was capable of supporting the terrorists in overthrowing any government in the region, it is 100% wrong." "Those who seek the dominance of the Zionists over our region and its wealth are trying to sow discord among Muslims," he explained, calling for efforts to stop the bleeding between the sons of the Islamic nation.
Medics said that doctors managed to stop the bleeding and stabilize the man's condition.
She added that the European Union must find a solution to stop the bleeding of the worsening debt volume.
The spray foam developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) can be used to stop internal bleeding, particularly in the abdominal cavity which is life threatening because there is little that can be done to stop the bleeding, Discovery News reported.
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