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dump·ing syn·drome

the syndrome that occurs after eating, most often seen in patients with shunts of the upper alimentary canal that bypass or remove the pylorus; characterized by flushing, sweating, dizziness, weakness, and vasomotor collapse, resulting from rapid passage of large amounts of food into the small intestine, with an osmotic effect removing fluid from plasma and causing relative hypovolemia.
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Forensics A term used in 2 different contexts regarding a person’s untimely demise and disposal of the body
Homicide Dumping is an expedient for moving the body of a murder victim(s)—e.g., in the context of organised crime or drug wars
Accidental death When a drug abuser overdoses and dies, his/her friend(s), fearing legal consequences of drug abuse per se, or the potential accusations of homicide, may remove—‘dump’—the body after having first attempted resuscitation, resulting in changes to the body which themselves may mimic homicidal injuries
Gastroenterology See Dumping syndrome
Managed care, ethics Patient dumping The practice, often by private, for-profit hospitals, of transferring indigent, uninsured patients to other, usually public, hospitals for economic reasons; patient-transfer guidelines and laws are generally limited to cases of ‘unstable’ emergencies and women in active labour
Surgery See Dumping syndrome
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dumping

Medical ethics Patient dumping The practice, often by private, for-profit hospitals, of transferring indigent, uninsured Pts to other, usually public, hospitals for economic reasons; Pt-transfer guidelines and laws are generally limited to cases of 'unstable' emergencies and ♀ in active labor. Cf 'Anti-dumping' laws Surgery See Dumping syndrome.
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Asri said there is a total of 326 known illegal dumping hot spots in Johor.
He called on the authorities to go down to the ground to conduct checks, clear these illegal dumpsites and stop any further illegal dumping at these sites.
'If hospitals continue the practice of open dumping, then divide them in different categories and charge them on basis quantity of waste,' said Shah.
Mohamed Dagane, an executive in charge of water, urged residents to report illegal dumping through a hotline.
Bashir Khan and asked him about the issue of solid waste dumping he said that already the issue is in Peshawar High Court .
In this context the WTO agreement on Anti-Dumping has been designed to provides a remedy to the aggrieved party in the form of Anti Dumping Duties (ADD), (Gupta, 2003).
body - Capital Development Authority (CDA) - had failed to establish a permanent landfill site for dumping the garbage.
The Goic workshop aims to explain systemic and economic aspects to combat dumping, which affects strategic industrial goods in the Arabian Gulf
The dump's guards refused to speak to the press, but information indicates that dumping garbage on this land has begun 18 days ago.
Turkish importers covered by the punitive dumping duty include Unay Gida Nak San Ve Tic Ltd.
7 -- The domestic industry represented by Indian Solar Manufacturers Association (ISMA) has suffered material injury due to dumping of the subject goods.