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risk

at risk
a. Social welfare vulnerable to personal damage, to the extent that a welfare agency might take protective responsibility

Risk

A measure of the probability of an adverse effect on a population under a well-defined exposure scenario.

risk

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(engineering)
The potential realization of undesirable consequences from hazards arising from a possible event.

risk

The expectation of loss. It is a function of the probability and the consequences of harm. See risk assessment.
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It will test whether patients with a primary prevention indication for an ICD and one or more additional risk factors have the same risk of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia as patients who have survived a prior episode of life-threatening ventricular arrhythmia and are indicated for an ICD for secondary prevention of SCA
But the investment of balance sheet cash involves some variables, and there's a way to maximize return with minimal additional risk.
Wolf, MD, and his colleagues at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, write that this study offers a "compelling argument for urge incontinence as an additional risk (factor) for fall-related occurrences.

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