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reduction

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

The loss of oxygen from a compound. For example, the sesquioxide ferric oxide can be reduced to the monoxide ferrous oxide by bacteria. See gley soils.

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Effects of an alert system on implantable cardioverter defibrillator-related anxiety: rationale, design, and endpoints of the PANORAMIC multicentre trial

Firat Duru, Paul Dorian, Stefano Favale, Christian Perings, Susanne S. Pedersen and Vincent Willems.

in EP Europace

May 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 2885 words.

Aims

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) can prevent sudden cardiac death by delivering high-energy shocks in patients at risk of life-threatening...

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Three-year follow-up and event rates in the international REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health Registry

Mark J. Alberts, Deepak L. Bhatt, Jean-Louis Mas, E. Magnus Ohman, Alan T. Hirsch, Joachim Röther, Geneviève Salette, Shinya Goto, Sidney C. Smith, Chiau-Suong Liau, Peter W.F. Wilson and Ph. Gabriel Steg.

in European Heart Journal

October 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5273 words.

Aims

To determine 3-year event rates in outpatients with vascular disease enrolled in the REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH)...

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Risk of stroke in chronic heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction, but without atrial fibrillation: analysis of the CHARM-Preserved and I-Preserve trials

Azmil H. Abdul-Rahim, Ana-Cristina Perez, Rachael L. MacIsaac, Pardeep S. Jhund, Brian L. Claggett, Peter E. Carson, Michel Komajda, Robert S. McKelvie, Michael R. Zile, Karl Swedberg, Salim Yusuf, Marc A. Pfeffer, Scott D. Solomon, Gregory Y.H. Lip, Kennedy R. Lees and John J.V. McMurray.

in European Heart Journal

March 2017; p ublished online November 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine. 5542 words.

Aims

The incidence and predictors of stroke in patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction (HF-PEF), but without atrial...

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reduction

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics.

The loss of oxygen from a compound. For example, the sesquioxide ferric oxide can be reduced to the monoxide ferrous oxide by bacteria. See gley soils.

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reduction

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

*Arrangement. The term is most commonly used of a piano arrangement (for rehearsal purposes) of the accompaniment to a work for one or more soloists, or chorus, with orchestra or other...

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reduction

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(ri-duk-shŏn)

(in surgery) the restoration of a displaced part of the body, such as a hernia or a dislocated joint, to its normal position by manipulation or operation.

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reductionism

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities.

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The general principle that complicated phenomena can be explained by conceptually reducing them to a set of simple variables. This is often linked to essentialist or...

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reduction

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 3 words.

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reduction

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 3 words.

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reduction

Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 44 words.

Any chemical reaction in which oxygen is removed from a substance, hydrogen is added, or in which an atom or

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