(n.) That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
(n.) Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
(n.) Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.
(1) The two groups had one thing in common: the casualties' mostly deliberate posttraumatic reaction; there were only 3 patients in a state of helplessness.
(2) Other casualties in recent times have been the workers in the Portsmouth and Salford dioceses.
(3) Strains of this phage type were uncommon among patients attending the casualty department, and those found were usually either fully sensitive to antibiotics or resistant to benzylpenicillin only.
(4) They head a list of casualties at the top echelons of the financial industry including UBS's ousted chief executive Peter Wuffli and Bear Stearns's former chief operating officer Warren Spector.
(5) Many of the losses are deaths and injuries in battle, with casualties mounting up at a rate that senior Afghan and Nato commanders both admit poses a serious risk to morale.
(6) Immediate suspicion of acute capsular ligament injury on admission to the outpatient section or casualty ward, nodelay definite diagnosis, surgical action in acute condition as well as subtle and anatomically adequate restoration of all injured structures are the major conditions that must be satisfied for good success of this approved principle.
(7) "They're scared," one woman says April 15, 2014 max seddon (@maxseddon) Slavyansk residents are marching to defend their local airstrip, which is a cornfield with no fuel, working planes, or real runway April 15, 2014 Updated at 5.20pm BST 5.04pm BST There are conflicting reports of casualties at Kramatorsk airport, taken by Ukrainian forces Tuesday afternoon local time.
(8) Combat conditions or mass casualty situations may dictate a delay in surgery because of higher priorities or lack of surgical facilities.
(9) At that time, a system evolved to prevent certain types of casualties (due to blast and radiation), and to meet the medical challenges that would result from disaster.
(10) These mishaps accounted for 28 casualties: 14 fatalities and 14 injuries.
(11) A rocket also caused the first serious Israeli casualty – one of eight people hurt when a fuel tanker was hit at a service station in Ashdod, 20 miles north of Gaza.
(12) Moreover, with the long-term injury casualty Younès Kaboul still to feature in pre-season, Jan Vertonghen out with ankle damage and William Gallas released, Villas-Boas now has only one fit, senior centre-half in Michael Dawson.
(13) The importance of wound drainage in casualty and plastic surgery is unquestioned.
(14) SSI UK, owned by Thailand’s biggest steelmaker Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), is the most high-profile casualty of China’s stranglehold on the market.
(15) Other casualties occurred in the provinces of Mardin and Diyarbakır.
(16) Chinese media and bloggers published images of three young children in blue school uniforms lying dead on the pavement – a grim echo of the high casualty rate at poorly constructed schools in Sichuan in 2008, when a bigger quake killed 87,000 people.
(17) Road accident casualties are major consumers of health service resources in Australia, using inpatient care, accident and emergency treatment and other facilities.
(18) The Saudi-led coalition has carried out multiple airstrikes that have resulted in civilian casualties.
(19) The UN report said most of the casualties came from government shelling and called for an independent international inquiry into what it called credible claims against Colombo and the Tamil Tigers .
(20) The number of civilian casualties from Russian bombardment is far higher than the number caused by American and French airstrikes,” said Wael Aleji, spokesman for the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
(v. i.) The cessation of all vital phenomena without capability of resuscitation, either in animals or plants.
(v. i.) Total privation or loss; extinction; cessation; as, the death of memory.
(v. i.) Manner of dying; act or state of passing from life.
(v. i.) Cause of loss of life.
(v. i.) Personified: The destroyer of life, -- conventionally represented as a skeleton with a scythe.
(v. i.) Danger of death.
(v. i.) Murder; murderous character.
(v. i.) Loss of spiritual life.
(v. i.) Anything so dreadful as to be like death.
(1) Direct fetal digitalization led to a reduction in umbilical artery resistance, a decline in the abdominal circumference from 20.3 to 17.8 cm, and resolution of the ascites within 72 h. Despite this dramatic response to therapy, fetal death occurred on day 5 of treatment.
(2) Life expectancy and the infant mortality rate are considered more useful from an operational perspective and for comparisons than is the crude death rate because they are not influenced by age structure.
(3) Electrophysiologic studies are indicated in patients with sustained paroxysmal ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation or aborted sudden death.
(4) This death is also dependent on the presence of chloride and is prevented with the non-selective EAA antagonist, kynurenic acid, but is not prevented by QA.
(5) Insensitive variants die more slowly than wild type cells, with 10-20% cell death observed within 24 h after addition of dexamethasone.
(6) Whereas strain Ga-1 was practically avirulent for mice, strain KL-1 produced death by 21 days in 50% of the mice inoculated.
(7) The strongest predictor of non-sudden cardiac death was the New York Heart Association functional class.
(8) There was one complication (4.8%) from PCD (pneumothorax) and no deaths in this group.
(9) In the case presented, overdistension of a jejunostomy catheter balloon led to intestinal obstruction and pressure necrosis (of the small bowel), with subsequent abscess formation leading to death from septicemia.
(10) We report a case of a sudden death in a SCUBA diver working at a water treatment facility.
(11) The dangers caused by PM10s was highlighted in the Rogers review of local authority regulatory services, published in 2007, which said poor air quality contributed to between 12,000 and 24,000 premature deaths each year.
(12) Diphenoxylate-induced hypoxia was the major problem and was associated with slow or fast respirations, hypotonia or rigidity, cardiac arrest, and in 3 cases cerebral edema and death.
(13) In addition to the 89 cases of sudden and unexpected death before the age of 50 (preceded by some modification of the patient's life style in 29 cases), 11 cases were symptomatic and 5 were transplanted with a good result.
(14) The four deaths were not related to the injuries of parenchymatous organs.
(15) Four patients died while maintained on PD; three deaths were due to complications of liver failure within the first 4 months of PD and the fourth was due to empyema after 4 years of PD.
(16) There were no deaths attributable to the treatment.
(17) The first patient, an 82-year-old woman, developed a WPW syndrome suggesting posterior right ventricular preexcitation, a pattern which persisted for four months until her death.
(18) The Pan American Health Organization, the Americas arm of the World Health Organization, estimated the deaths from Tuesday's magnitude 7 quake at between 50,000 and 100,000, but said that was a "huge guess".
(19) This death toll represents 25% of avoidable adult deaths in developing countries.
(20) Serum sialic acid concentration predicts both death from CHD and stroke in men and women independent of age.