(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.
(n.) An unpropitious or baleful aspect of a planet or star; malevolent influence of a heavenly body; hence, an ill portent.
(n.) An adverse or unfortunate event, esp. a sudden and extraordinary misfortune; a calamity; a serious mishap.
(v. t.) To blast by the influence of a baleful star.
(v. t.) To bring harm upon; to injure.
(1) Following mass disasters and individual deaths, dentists with special training and experience in forensic odontology are frequently called upon to assist in the identification of badly mutilated or decomposed bodies.
(2) Crown prince Sultan Bin Abdel Aziz said yesterday that the state had "spared no effort" to avoid such disasters but added that "it cannot stop what God has preordained.
(3) Documents seen by the Guardian show that blood supplies for one fiscal year were paid for by donations from America’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) and Britain’s Department for International Development (DfID) – and both countries have imposed economic sanctions against the Syrian government.
(4) Travel around Fukushima today and there is little evidence of disaster or trauma.
(5) In the UK, George Osborne used this to his advantage, claiming "Britain faces the disaster of having its international credit rating downgraded" even after Moody's ranked UK debt as "resilient".
(6) Sometimes it can seem as if the history of the City is the history of its crises and disasters, from the banking crisis of 1825 (which saw undercapitalised banks collapse – perhaps the closest historic parallel to the contemporary credit crunch), through the Spanish panic of 1835, the railway bust of 1837, the crash of Overend Gurney, the Kaffir boom, the Westralian boom, the Marconi scandal, and so on and on – a theme with endless variations.
(7) Dealers speculated that Facebook's army of bankers had stepped in to stop the shares falling below $38, a move that would have landed the social network with a public relations disaster on its first day as a public company.
(8) "If it hadn't been for the nuclear disaster, we would never have given this project a second thought."
(9) This could spell disaster for small farmers, says Million Belay, co-ordinator of the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa.
(10) Simply lengthening the working age bracket is a potential disaster, unless the inequalities at the heart of the policy are addressed in a detailed and sensible way and we achieve full employment.
(11) The accident on 10 April 2010, killed the president, first lady and dozens of senior officials, in the worst Polish air disaster since the second world war.
(12) Beijing says the island outposts will serve maritime search and rescue missions, disaster relief, environmental protection as well as undefined military purposes.
(13) Wanchu Sherpa, chairman of Everest Summitteers Association of Nepal and two time summiteer himself, told the Guardian shortly after the accident that “nothing can be done to prevent such events” which he described as “simply natural disasters that are unavoidable”.
(14) Matteo Renzi, the Italian leader who has argued it would be a disaster if Britain left the EU, suggested defensiveness about freedom of movement led to nowhere apart from opening the door to “right-wing xenophobia and nationalism” in Europe .
(15) "Machineless" NH suggests the possibility of machineless CAVHD, which could provide dialysis and parenteral nutrition to many acute renal failure patients after a major disaster.
(16) Families fear that after April’s disaster the cycle of poverty in the region will be intensified.
(17) Salem County (NJ) Memorial Hospital cooperated in an areawide disaster drill and found that it took large doses of planning and cooperation to coordinate the effort.
(18) A chronology of the disaster, involving two helicopter crashes which left 11 dead, is presented.
(19) But even away from this disaster, facts about the industry's cost and scope to meet Europe's energy needs should be enough to give nuclear supporters pause.
(20) It cannot be established whether or not seasickness contributed to the cause of death in the case of the Ocean Ranger victims, but it did occur in 75% or more of TEMPSC occupants in the other four rig disasters.