casualty department

(redirected from casualty wards)
Translations
قِسْمُ إصابات الحَوادِث
úrazové oddělení
skadestue
baleseti osztály
slysadeild
oddelenie úrazov
ilk yardım kısmı

casualty department

n (Brit) → pronto soccorso
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

casualty

(ˈkӕʒuəlti) plural ˈcasualties noun
a person who is wounded or killed in a battle, accident etc. There were hundreds of casualties when the factory went on fire.
casualty department
a hospital department for treating accidental injuries.
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The dressers took this in turn; it lasted three days, during which they lived in hospital and ate their meals in the common-room; they had a room on the ground floor near the casualty ward, with a bed that shut up during the day into a cupboard.
Rather a good accident brought into the casualty ward.'
"As the field tensions keep escalating for the eighth day running, we appeal for all international humanitarian agencies to provide medical supplies to the casualty wards and ICUs in the Strip immediately," he stressed.
"Last year it put even more into casualty wards, and still they struggled to cope.
He vowed that Government was fully committed to provide maximum facilities at all the emergencies and casualty wards, therefore, it is imperative that adequate stock of life saving medicines should be made available.
Also security alarms will be installed in all- casualty wards of the hospital.
One change has been the introduction of minor injury clinics, which take pressure off casualty wards as well as GPs' surgeries.
CASUALTY wards have had their worst seven days since April, missing a four-hour wait target despite treating fewer patients than forecast.
It envisages an increase in hospital charges and the introduction of fees for drugs and use of the casualty wards; only people earning less than a specific income would be entitled to free healthcare.
She said "during these four weeks, the soldiers undertake hands-on practical work experience with ER24 emergency services, and at the trauma and medical casualty wards at the Charlotte Maxeke hospital in Johannesburg.
A BIRMINGHAM hospital is appealing to people who have swine flu symptoms to stay away after casualty wards were overrun with anxious patients.
He stressed that the aim of the strategy was to "educate people to drink sensibly, by going into schools, casualty wards and to warn people of the dangers to health of excessive drinking".