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incident

1. a relatively insignificant event that might have serious consequences, esp in international politics
2. a public disturbance
3. (esp of a beam of light or particles) arriving at or striking a surface

Incident

Subordinate to the whole scheme, but used to give points of reference along the way, and temporarily create interest.

incident

An occurrence other than an accident associated with the operation of an aircraft, which affects or could affect the safety of operation (ICAO).
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According to the plaintiff, the individual defendants' claims arose from "related medical incidents," because all of their injuries or deaths stemmed from the same root cause, namely, the admission of the individual who started the fire to Greenwood and the failure to supervise her properly.
This study has proposed a set of control variables for medical incident care in WBAN: "Accuracy, Reliability, Safety" as shown in Table 2.
The healthcare community should do all it can through medical system reforms to accomplish those goals; however, medical system reforms do nothing to address the issue of patient compensation subsequent to an adverse medical incident.
Last, but certainly not least, are evidence laws relating to adverse medical incident records.
Huff shared that flexibility is key when a critical medical incident plan is carried out.
First ABC News, say, learns of a horrific medical incident or a possible consumer scare.
She said: "We were called to the school before lunchtime after a medical incident.
A WOMAN was taken to hospital after a medical incident in Eaglescliffe.
A University of Birmingham spokeswoman added: "We are aware of a medical incident today involving a University of Birmingham student, who was taken ill.
There's never been a single reported medical incident related to the consumption of these foods.
Each vehicle can accommodate up to five staff, including ambulance and medical incident commanders, dispatchers and a loggist.

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