seriously ill or injured

seriously ill or injured

The casualty status of a person whose illness or injury is classified by medical authority to be of such severity that there is cause for immediate concern, but there is not imminent danger to life. Also called SII. See also casualty status.
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Thousands of seriously ill or injured patients from across Northumberland and North Tyneside have been assessed, diagnosed and treated at the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital since it opened in the summer.
WHEN we or any of our loved ones fall seriously ill or injured, we like to think medical help will be swift.
The warning comes from health experts at NHS Tees to ensure the seriously ill or injured can access emergency services quickly.
5 million and took up valuable resources that could have been used to help the seriously ill or injured.
Identifying shipmates who have become seriously ill or injured quickly and referring them for enrollment will aid commands in executing their leadership responsibility to support their ill or injured Sailor's recovery.
The protocol, introduced in the Clare last year, allows medics to take seriously ill or injured patients directly to the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick instead of the nearest local hospital.
com) to ensure seriously ill or injured students have continued medical coverage.
A portion of the proceeds from JPMS holiday gift sets goes to the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, spreading holiday cheer to seriously ill or injured children.
n Wales' first air ambulance was launched by the Wales Ambulance NHS Trust in March 2001 and has flown more than 800 missions, helping more than 400 seriously ill or injured people.
SERIOUSLY ILL or injured patients will receive better emergency care thanks to a degree course being offered by Coventry University.
For purposes of efficiency in treatment and the psychological comfort of the patient, military medicine developed the practice of separating seriously ill or injured men by their specific conditions as soon after field treatment as possible.
With the $750,000, five-bed unit, most seriously ill or injured children no longer have to be transported by ambulance or helicopter to hospitals in Los Angeles, saving time and eliminating the inconvenience for parents of having to drive long distances to be with their children.