(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.) A place for shelter or entertainment; an inn.
(n.) A building in which the sick, injured, or infirm are received and treated; a public or private institution founded for reception and cure, or for the refuge, of persons diseased in body or mind, or disabled, infirm, or dependent, and in which they are treated either at their own expense, or more often by charity in whole or in part; a tent, building, or other place where the sick or wounded of an army cared for.
(1) In January 2011, the Nobel peace prize laureate was admitted to a Johannesburg hospital for what officials initially described as tests but what turned out to be an acute respiratory infection .
(2) A change in the pattern of care of children with IDDM, led to a pronounced decrease in hospital use by this patient group.
(3) The sound of the ambulance frightened us, especially us children, and panic gripped the entire community: people believe that whoever is taken into the ambulance to the hospital will die – you so often don’t see them again.
(4) In a climate in which medical staffs are being sued as a result of their decisions in peer review activities, hospitals' administrative and medical staffs are becoming more cautious in their approach to medical staff privileging.
(5) Peripheral vascular surgery has become an increasingly common mode of treatment in non-university, community hospitals in Sweden during the last decade.
(6) No significant change occurred in the bacterial population of our hospital unit during the period of the study (more than 3 years).
(7) Typological and archaeological investigations indicate that the church building represents originally the hospital facility for the lay brothers of the monastery, which according to the chronicle of the monastery was built in the beginning of the 14th century.
(8) The difference in BP between a hospital casual reading and the mean 24 hour ambulatory reading was reduced only by atenolol.
(9) The authors empirically studied the self-medication hypothesis of drug abuse by examining drug effects and motivation for drug use in 494 hospitalized drug abusers.
(10) Twelve patients with South American mococutaneous leishmaniasis who attended the Hospital Amazonico in Peru between February and September 1974 were treated with amphotericin B.
(11) There have been numerous documented cases of people being forced to seek hospital treatment after eating meat contaminated with high concentrations of clenbuterol.
(12) The hospital whose A&E unit has been threatened with closure on safety grounds has admitted that four patients died after errors by staff in the emergency department and other areas.
(13) Data collection at the old hospital for comparison, however, was not always reliable.
(14) Since 1979, patients started on long-term lithium treatment at the Psychiatric Hospital in Risskov have been followed systematically with recording of clinical and laboratory variables before the start of treatment, after 6 and 12 months of treatment, and thereafter at yearly intervals.
(15) In a random sample of 1,000 neonates from a Delhi Hospital the incidence of jaundice was 53% and of hyperbilirubinaemia (HB) 6%.
(16) The hospital mortality was 2.4% in group A and 2.6% in group B.
(17) Focusing on two prospective payment systems that operated concurrently in New Jersey, this study employs the hospital department as the unit of analysis and compares the effects of the all-payer DRG system with those of the SHARE program on hospitals.
(18) Asthma is probably the commonest chronic disease in the United Kingdom, and its attendant morbidity extends outside the possible scope of the hospital sector.
(19) The vulvar white keratotic lesions which have been subjected to histological examination in Himeji National Hospital (1973-1987) included 13 cases in benign dermatoses, 4 cases in vulvar epithelial hyperplasia, 3 cases in lichen sclerosus, and 3 cases in lichen sclerosus with foci of epithelial hyperplasia.
(20) None of the children in the study showed clinical symptoms of acquired subglottic stenosis before discharge from hospital, and none has been readmitted for this condition subsequently.