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causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

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At present, half of all 999 calls for an ambulance are considered life-threatening, and a paramedic is expected to be on the scene within eight minutes.
According to the companies, the fans will be educated about life-threatening allergies as well as be shown a video presentation about the risks of life-threatening allergies and encourage fans to visit www.
Unlike the common cold and some other respiratory infections, seasonal flu can cause severe illness, resulting in life-threatening complications.
As with gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin, few peer-reviewed, published data support the use of levofloxacin in the treatment of severe, life-threatening infections at the currently approved doses of 500 mg or 750 mg.
The organization says that whether it's a general manager at a national chain restaurant who is aware that one of his waitresses has a daughter with a life-threatening condition or a banquet manager at a hotel who's only son has a life-threatening condition, CORE WISH is the industry's way of educating, supporting, encouraging and donating to the children and their families that are going through the challenges of their medical conditions.
None of the current risk-adjustment models for MI patients that are widely used to guide clinical care and benchmark hospital and physician performance take account of these life-threatening noncardiac conditions.
I knew my life could not continue without problems and, eventually, I would be faced with a life-threatening situation.
Written by the leader of a support group for parents of children with severe food allergies, How To Manage Your Child's Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips For Everyday Life is a straightforward guidebook written especially for anyone charged with the care of a young person who could suffer a traumatic or potentially fatal reaction from common foods such as milk, wheat, eggs, or peanuts.
Life-threatening reflux occurs when patients experience airway obstruction, including glottic or subglottic stenosis (figure), webs, laryngospasm, severe paradoxical vocal fold movement, asthma, dysplasia, and laryngeal carcinoma.
when the test is for a disease or condition that is curable or manageable if found early enough but life-threatening by the time symptoms arise,
Institutions will be permitted) to provide expenses for a student-athlete and the student-athlete's teammates to be present in situations in which any family member of the student-athlete dies or suffers a life-threatening injury or illness, without restricting such expenses to a 100-mile radius from campus or requiring a preexisting relationship between the teammates and the deceased or injured individual.
As a non-native American who believes this kind of symbolization is a blatant form of discrimination, I have been asked by friends and colleagues, "Why focus on issues of stereotyping native Americans and not on the more life-threatening hardships this minority faces, such as unemployment, suicide, and alcoholism, which occur at rates higher than any other group or minority?
In fact, a fever is no more life-threatening for people with MS than it is for the general population.
Friedman says the preliminary findings suggest that moricizine itself can trigger life-threatening episodes of arrhythmia in such patients.
HIAA concluded that for drugs for immediate life-threatening conditions in FDA-sanctioned clinical trials, none should be considered ineligible for coverage on the basis of involvement in those trials.