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talk and die syndrome

talk and die syndrome  n.— «Doctors have suggested that Richardson suffered from something called “talk and die” syndrome, in which bleeding that occurs between the skull and brain stem is delayed. Patients seem fine after the...

relokill

relokill  n.— «Eight years ago, it adopted a relocation program. About 230 deer were trapped and removed from the city at a cost of $360 per deer. A study found that roughly 20 percent died from the trauma of being moved. Some residents...

mobile mourning

mobile mourning  n.— «Up to 90 youngsters with severe brain trauma come to live at Bloorview for rehabilitation, while another 40 or 50 with less severe injuries enter out-patient treatment annually. While they typically make some progress...

door buster

door buster  n.— «I am told it is a GSW (Gun Shot Wound) chest. I alert my staff and anesthesia, check the trauma room for completeness; the trauma room is in constant readiness for such an emergency, or what we on the night shift like to...

right of boom

right of boom
 n.— «“Right of boom“—U.S. military’s effort to mitigate effects of IED attacks with better equipment, trauma care.» —“Glossary” Washington Post Sept. 28, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

drama price

drama price  v. phr.— «When an anxious home-seller slashes the asking price of his property, he is not “dropping the price,” he is merely “re-positioning.” Or when a home-seller lists his property below the price of...