(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.) One who survives or outlives another person, or any time, event, or thing.
(n.) The longer liver of two joint tenants, or two persons having a joint interest in anything.
(1) Therefore, we undertook a follow-up study on the survivors of 57 infants who received IUT's between 1966 and 1975.
(2) Nine of the 12 long-term survivors showed lymph node metastasis and six of the 12 revealed cancer cells at the surgical margins.
(3) Due to continued disease relapse in this group (four of eight patients), long-term survivors should not be identified for a minimum of 3.5 years from the time of initial therapy.
(4) Maintenance therapy was always steroid-free to start with (cyclosporin+azathioprine) but in almost one half of our oldest survivors, it failed to avoid rejection and we had to add low-dose oral steroids for at least several months.
(5) Most survivors reported a range of problems that they attributed to having had cancer: 35%, proven or perceived infertility; 24%, sexual problems; 31%, health and life insurance problems; 26%, a negative socioeconomic effect; and 51%, conditioned nausea, associated with visual or olfactory reminders of chemotherapy.
(6) When the first recordings of each of infants who died of SIDS, except one who had cyanotic episodes prior to death, were compared to recordings of survivors (six for each case) closely matched for age, gestation, and weight at birth, no differences in breathing patterns or heart or respiratory rates during regular breathing could be demonstrated.
(7) The risks are determined, mainly by expert committees, from the steadily growing information on exposed human populations, especially the survivors of the atomic bombs dropped in Japan in 1945.
(8) This compares favorably to our previous experience in survivors of prehospital cardiac arrest not receiving a controlled antiarrhythmic program.
(9) The 83 survivors of a consecutive series of children with spina bifida cystica, born between 1963 and 1971 and treated non-selectively since birth, were assessed by intelligence and developmental testing.
(10) The plan was to provide those survivors with escape routes while also giving law enforcement an entry point.
(11) One patient died of pulmonary hypoplasia, but all the survivors showed restoration toward normal form postnatally.
(12) Enright said: “We call on the home secretary and chair of IICSA [the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse] to engage actively and urgently to find a way forward that secures the confidence of survivors and provides the inquiry’s legal team with the resources and support they need to deliver justice and truth that survivors deserve.” Stein said his clients were “deeply disatisfied” with aspects of how the inquiry had been conducted but called for Emmerson to stay, adding: “I urge the home secretary to seek to find a way in which his valuable contribution can be maintained”.
(13) Plasma selenium concentration and glutathione peroxidase activity in the subjects who died within 1 year of screening were 89% and 88%, respectively, of the values among survivors (p less than 0.01).
(14) Among survivors, there was a 20 per cent incidence of significant complications.
(15) The 5-year survival rate corrected for age was 64% in 546 operative survivors, and 82% in 413 patients operated with intent to cure.
(16) Although programmed stimulation in survivors of anterior myocardial infarction complicated by bundle branch block may identify a high risk subgroup, a prospective randomized trial is required to define the utility of more aggressive stimulation protocols following NASPE recommendations, to identify subgroups of patients in whom newer therapeutic interventions, including antiarrhythmic agents, electrical devices and surgery may be indicated.
(17) Godiya Usman, an 18-year-old finalist who jumped off the back of the truck, said she feels trapped by survivor's guilt.
(18) A survivor of CPR with clinical costochondritis resulting from resuscitation is described for the first time in the medical literature.
(19) In retrospective review of survivors of neonatal extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, eight patients with varying degrees of right hemispheric brain injury were identified.
(20) The results suggest that ventriculomegaly, observed even as early as the first week of life, might be a significant antecedent of later motor abnormalities among the survivors of periventricular-intraventricular hemorrhage.