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tapering

Imaging The gradual narrowing of a lumen, often due to external compression. See Rat tail tapering Sports medicine A weight training term for a slow 'weaning' from steroid use. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training Therapeutics The gradual lowering of drug dose. See Drug tapering.

Tapering

Gradually reducing the amount of a drug when stopping it abruptly would cause unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
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Despite some clinicians, trepidation, 70% to 90% of patients can be successfully tapered off benzodiazepines by using an individualized approach that includes tailored tapering and nonpharmacologic interventions that provide benefits that persist after the patient completes the taper.
Tapering ranged from a slow 10% reduction in dosage per week to a more rapid 25% to 50% reduction every few days.
The wind averaged drag (Equation 4) result is presented for all symmetric tapering in Figure 9b and Figure 9e, with the no wheels cases showing a similar trend as Figure 9a, although there is a shift in the optimum taper angle.
The swimmers performed a tapering of the exponential type of slow decay, which is similar to the model proposed by Mujika and Padilla (18).
Figure 6 represents the SLL comparison of tapered beamformers using different tapering windows with the variation of the number of rings in the CECCAA structure.
Moody's says that QE tapering is most likely to have a negative impact
MarKets responded well to this pragmatic approach and also to the subsequent tapering announcement in December, when monthly purchases of assets were reduced by just $10bn to $75bn.
However the measures taken by RBI, improvement in current account deficit and the deferment of Fed tapering enabled rupee to recover and till date it is down by more than 12 per cent.
Laurent, B., Jonathan, M., Denis, A., 2007, Effects of Tapering on Performance: A Meta-Analysis, Medicine & Science in Sports & exercise: Official Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, Vol.
On the one hand, it is easy to argue that the Fed will never get around to tapering because of the lesson from earlier this year, when the mere threat of a reduction of asset purchases triggered an avalanche in the US bond markets and a huge liquidity pinch on emerging market currencies and economies.
We expect QE tapering not to happen before March 2014," Standard Chartered said in a note to clients earlier in the week.
A tapering of Quantitative Easing (QE) by the US Federal Reserve may hurt global growth, according to QNB Group.