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emergency

a. a patient requiring urgent treatment
b. (as modifier): an emergency ward

emergency

A distress, or an urgency, condition that may affect the safety and security of the aircraft or passengers.
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More than 400 rescuers remained on special duties in Rawalpindi District control room, Emergency Rescue Stations with 14 fully equipped emergencies ambulances, nine fire vehicles two water boozer and five specialized vehicles.
Efforts to integrate emergency contraception into the state's health care and social service systems benefited immensely from strong, high-level support for reducing unintended pregnancy.
This new law requires that owners of office buildings develop procedures for sheltering in place, in building relocation, partial evacuation and full evacuation of their property in response to various emergency scenarios.
Additionally, a growing number of IHEs excel at educating tomorrow's leaders in disaster and emergency management.
We have the facilities, and we have the capacity to accept those extra patients,'' said Lisa Chakos-Knapp, a spokeswoman for Valley Presbyterian Hospital, which is expected to get most of the 80 or so patients the Sherman Way hospital emergency room treated each day.
Heat illnesses, severe dehydration, sudden cardiac arrest, commotion-cordis (cardiac concussion), severe bleeding, shock, head/neck injury, and limb-threatening injuries are a few examples of medical emergency situations in athletics.
Emergency response drills are categorized by complexity.
The Model State Emergency Powers Act is a sample law designed to define the powers public health officials need during a public health emergency.
We do not discuss the particulars of our plan so as not to allow those who would harm us an additional way to create disorder," Cortez Trotter, executive director of the Office of Emergency Communications, or 911 Center, said in a written statement.
In fact, the National Fire Academy, administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, teaches the concept and both the National Fire Protection Association and the National Wildfire Coordinating Group employ ICS.
Once the design of the system is well documented and understood, it is important to identify critical loads that will require emergency power in the event of a power outage.
Several people have filed lawsuits claiming competent treatment was not available quickly enough when they experienced a medical emergency at a fitness facility.

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