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emergency medicine

[ə‚mər·jən·sē ′med·ə·sən]
(medicine)
The medical specialty that comprises the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or further disability under emergency conditions.
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In a marquee there will be an emergency treatment centre and for some of the more seriously ill the Red Cross Field Hospital.
According to the sources, Mori was very interested in lifesaving treatment such as resuscitating measures and frequently told his colleagues about his experiences in emergency treatment.
Kawara said he proposed the government examine whether hospitals such as the National Defense Medical College and SDF Central Hospital could serve places such as the prime minister's official residence and the Akasaka state guesthouse for emergency treatment.
e child, a boy believed to be eight years old, suY=ered serious leg injuries and received emergency treatment at the scene.
The woman was taken to University Hospital in Coventry for further emergency treatment.
He was rushed to Newcastle General Hospital before being transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary for emergency treatment.
Lord Hunt of Kings Heath, Minister for health and safety, also said a "fine balance" had to be established between protecting nursing staff from accidents and injury and the patient's need for emergency treatment.
LIVERPOOL University dental hospital had to turn away people desperate for emergency treatment on Wednesday after it ran out of sterile equipment to pull out teeth.
Now patients needing emergency treatment are being rerouted to hospitals farther away because the nearby emergency rooms have often reached bed capacity.
SIR - Imagine the outcry in The Western Mail if a patient from Wales was denied emergency treatment on the NHS in England.
ONE in 10 children taken to a Scots hospital for emergency treatment last winter had been hurt while sledging.
Quick response to the symptoms of a heart attack and early emergency treatment can make the difference between someone with a history of a heart attack and someone with a history of an obituary.

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