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SHARP

Abbreviation for:
Sexual Health Attitude Restructuring Process
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SHARP

Cardiology A clinical trial–Subcutaneous Heparin & Angioplasty Restenosis Trial that evaluated effects of high dose unfractionated heparin in preventing restenosis after PCTA in Pts with CAD. See Coronary artery disease, Heparin, Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sharp

Any medical instrument with a sharp point or edge, especially an injection needle or a disposable scalpel, that, handled carelessly may inflict injury or dangerous infection on the user.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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It seems that 'sharp practice' isn't so smart after all, because it has had the effect of scaring away many potential investors who would otherwise be swayed to invest in Bahrain's 'liberal investment climate' which is portrayed as well regulated, with the full repatriation of any profits.
He of the scrubbing brush hair who looks as though he's been plugged into the electric light socket has made many a boxer's hair stand on end with sharp practice.
People now are fond of calling that cheating but that is a very emotive word and this kind of sharp practice has been a part of football since the idea of kicking a ball around was first mooted.
And they accused the business of "sharp practice" in using a legal instrument to try to hold on to its remaining routes.
All types of cheating or any sharp practice is against the spirit of the game, including to appeal for an LBW knowing the batsman is not out.
Sharp Practice at Durham Sixth Form Centre THE untold story of a North civil servant who stood up for slaves is brought to life in a new play by an award-winning group of young actors.
What she does discover is an appalling catalogue of sharp practice and downright illegality.
But he was not averse to a bit of sharp practice and was warned off in 1913 until after the First World War.
Sharp practice: Ancient Far Eastern art of acupuncture can help ease chronic pain
Some may be sharp practice rather than criminal activities but they can still cost companies dear.
It is disgraceful that this sharp practice is being carried out in the NHS.
As the housing boom marks a return of ruthless practices such as gazumping, Office of Fair Trading (OFT) watchdog John Bridgeman is appealing for evidence from home-buyers of the latest sharp practice designed to exploit the homes market.