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sick

1. inclined or likely to vomit
2. 
a. suffering from ill health
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the sick
3. 
a. of, relating to, or used by people who are unwell
b. (in combination): sickbed
4. deeply affected with a mental or spiritual feeling akin to physical sickness
5. mentally, psychologically, or spiritually disturbed
6. an informal word for vomit
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Emirates Hospital, a subsidiary of Emirates Healthcare, will have level 3 NICU services that will make the difference in the survival of the sickest premature and full-term babies.
A spokeswoman for ABMU said: "We are having to concentrate on treating emergency cases and the sickest patients who need to come in for their planned operations.
The expectation is that nonurgent inpatient elective care should be deferred until mid-January to ensure beds and staff are available for the sickest patients.
According to the new research, the sickest adults struggle to get the health care they need but still spend more out of pocket and have higher medical costs than other adults.
Dr Rob Cargill, associate medical director of NHS Fife, said: "It is enormously powerful to be able to view a live summary of where the sickest patients in our hospital are so we can respond appropriately.
The answer is a resounding "yes" for medical insurance companies who are booking record profits, but "no" for the sickest patients.
It exposed the cult of the selfie in all its gruesome inanity and was thus a shoo-in for sickest sight of the year.
The Coalition Government is focused on providing specialist medical equipment for Victoria's neonatal intensive care system, which looks after our sickest and most vulnerable babies.
Particularly for the sickest babies, those in intensive care.
Sarah-Jane Marsh, Hospital Chief Executive, said: "The report captures the essence of what we are all about at the hospital - providing outstanding care to some of the sickest and most vulnerable children, young people and families in the country.
MORE than half of specialist care units for newborn babies are not meeting the Government's minimum standards, putting England's sickest babies at risk, a charity has warned.
Perth, Aug 28 (ANI): A school in Australia has caused controversy after it asked its students whether homosexuality is "the sickest sin" in a home assignment.