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emergency medicine

n.
The branch of medicine that deals with evaluation and initial treatment of medical conditions caused by trauma or sudden illness.
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Noun1.emergency medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illnessemergency medicine - the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cine

n. medicina que trata de la evaluación inicial de víctimas accidentadas o afectadas por una enfermadad aguda o por trauma.
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New figures have revealed that in the past 12 months, only seven in ten of ambulance handovers at the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital were made within the national target time of 15 minutes.
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