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emergency

  
  ( emergencies    plural  )
1       n-count   An emergency is an unexpected and difficult or dangerous situation, especially an accident, which happens suddenly and which requires quick action to deal with it.   (=crisis)  
He deals with emergencies promptly..., The hospital will cater only for emergencies.     
2       adj   An emergency action is one that is done or arranged quickly and not in the normal way, because an emergency has occurred.  
ADJ n  
The Prime Minister has called an emergency meeting of parliament..., She made an emergency appointment.     
3       adj   Emergency equipment or supplies are those intended for use in an emergency.  
ADJ n  
The plane is carrying emergency supplies for refugees..., They escaped through an emergency exit and called the police.     


accident and emergency     
The accident and emergency is the room or department in a hospital where people who have severe injuries or sudden illness are taken for emergency treatment. The abbreviation A & E is also used.  
  (BRIT)      n-count   (=A & E, casualty)  
in AM, use emergency room     
emergency brake        ( emergency brakes    plural  ) In a vehicle, the emergency brake is a brake which the driver operates with his or her hand, and uses, for example, in emergencies or when parking.  
  (mainly AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, use handbrake     
emergency room        ( emergency rooms    plural  ) The emergency room is the room or department in a hospital where people who have severe injuries or sudden illnesses are taken for emergency treatment. The abbreviation ER is often used.  
  (mainly AM)      n-count  
in BRIT, usually use casualty, A & E     
emergency services     
Theemergency services are the public organizations whose job is to take quick action to deal with emergencies when they occur, especially the fire brigade, the police, and the ambulance service.      n-plural   usu the N  
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
1 Ambulance and Primary Care medical emergencies 2 Ambulance Emergency Care
n.
dispatcher in EMS Control Center
n.
Integrated Emergency Medical System
Global sytem including EMS and all Emergency Care Resources from Medical Emergency Call to Emergency Medical Specialized Hospital Services
exp.
blindly believe in smth.; embrace an idea/practice without questioning it.
from the mass-suicide led by People Temple organization leader in 1978, who asked his followers to drink poisoned Kool-Aid juice.
n.
1 Emergency Medical Technician 2 Nickname for Paramedical Professional
n.
Emergency Medical Services - Polysemic Term used in USA and UK for Prehospital Emergency Services and other countries as the whole chain from Emergency Call to Hospital Intensive Care services.
Care Traduction difficulty !
n.
Physician Led management of Medical Emergencies from Emergency Call to Hospital intensive Care and GP emergencies in a SAMU in a global Integrated EMS
Medical term
n.
physician in charge in a SAMU medical Regulation center of evaluation of , calssification , sorting Medical Emergencies, and deciding of the prehospital best emergency care
called also Medical Regulator and different of English Medical Dispatchers who are not physicians
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF
n.
Public Health principal task of a Samu . Reception Evaluation, Triaging of Medical Emergencies through Medical Hotline.
See also Medical Regulator Physician
n.
Medical Regulation of Emergencies Regional Call Center
See Medical Regulator Physician

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