(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.
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(n.) A hurt or injury caused by violence; specifically, a breach of the skin and flesh of an animal, or in the substance of any creature or living thing; a cut, stab, rent, or the like.
(n.) Fig.: An injury, hurt, damage, detriment, or the like, to feeling, faculty, reputation, etc.
(n.) An injury to the person by which the skin is divided, or its continuity broken; a lesion of the body, involving some solution of continuity.
(n.) To hurt by violence; to produce a breach, or separation of parts, in, as by a cut, stab, blow, or the like.
(n.) To hurt the feelings of; to pain by disrespect, ingratitude, or the like; to cause injury to.
(1) report the complications registered, in particular: lead's displacing 6.2%, run away 0.7%, marked hyperthermya 0.0%, haemorrage 0.4%, wound dehiscence 0.3%, asectic necrosis by decubitus 5%, septic necrosis 0.3%, perforation of the heart 0.2%, pulmonary embolism 0.1%.
(2) Together these observations suggest that cytotactin is an endogenous cell surface modulatory protein and provide a possible mechanism whereby cytotactin may contribute to pattern formation during development, regeneration, tumorigenesis, and wound healing.
(3) But the wounding charge in 2010 has become Brown's creation of a structural hole in the budget, more serious than the cyclical hit which the recession made in tax receipts, at least 4% of GDP.
(4) Factors associated with higher incidence of rejection included loose sutures, traumatic wound dehiscence, and grafts larger than 8.5 mm.
(5) Attachment of the graft to the wound is similar with and without the addition of human basic fibroblast growth factor, a potent angiogenic agent, to the skin replacement before graft placement on wounds.
(6) The severity of injury in a gunshot wound is dependent on many factors, including the type of firearm; the velocity, mass, and construction of the bullet; and the structural properties of the tissues that are wounded.
(7) The most serious complications following operative treatment are retained bile duct calculi (2.8%), wound infection and biliary fistulae.
(8) In the controlled wound care group, only three ulcers in three patients achieved complete healing; the remaining 24 ulcers in 20 patients failed to achieve even 50% healing in the stipulated 3-month period.
(9) All the wounded Britons have been repatriated , including four severely injured people who were brought back by an RAF C-17 transport plane.
(10) US presidential election 2016: the state of the Republican race as the year begins Read more So far, the former secretary of state seems to be recovering well from self-inflicted wounds that dogged the start of her second, and most concerted, attempt for the White House.
(11) Endoscopic papillotomy was performed which resulted in a polypoid tumour delivering itself into the wound followed by a free flow of bile.
(12) Both models showed the expected wound-healing defects of the diabetic rats.
(13) We based our approach on the anteroposterior location of the incarceration site and the amount of retina incarcerated into the wound.
(14) The prognosis was adversely affected by obesity, preoperative flexion contracture of 30 degrees or more, wound-healing problems, wound infection, and postoperative manipulation under general anesthesia.
(15) In clinical situations on donor sites and grafted full-thickness burn wounds, the PEU film indeed prevented fluid accumulation and induced the formation of a "red" coagulum underneath.
(16) In the aetiology the Periodontitis apicalis and wounds after tooth extractions are in the highest position.
(17) The patient experienced an uneventful recovery and at the 6-week follow-up, the pelvic organs were within the normal limit and all wounds had healed.
(18) The al-Shifa, like hospitals across Gaza, is chronically short of medical supplies after treating thousands of wounded during the conflict.
(19) No perforations, stenoses or thermic lesions after wound healing were observed.
(20) In a double-blind trial, 50 patients with subcostal incisions performed for cholecystectomy or splenectomy, received 10 ml of either 0.5% bupivacaine plain or physiological saline twice daily by wound perfusion through an indwelling drainage tube for 3 days after operation.