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a highly volatile dangerous situation requiring immediate remedial action

Synonyms for emergency

a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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a state in which martial law applies

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Emergency department patients are spending less time in the emergency department, with 73% of visits completed in 4 hours or less, the same as in 2014-15 and an improvement on the 64% seen in 2011-12.
Misuse of the emergency departments in the UAE is a common occurrence and it could have a detrimental impact on the healthcare system and its end-users, health experts have opined.
However, within a margin of error, the results of a survey performed by a reputable company2 are generally reflective of the community's perception of your emergency department.
Acute bacterial gastroenteritis: a study of adult patients with positive stool cultures treated in the emergency department.
According to the investigators, given the prevalence not only of STDs but of substance use detected in this study, the emergency department "presents an intervention opportunity .
In the two cases described here, both patients initially went to outside emergency departments for treatment of severe epistaxis.
Thirty-seven percent of the respondents reported that HMOs routinely discouraged their enrollees from using 911 services, and 16 percent reported that HMOs provided 911 services to take patients only to participating hospital emergency departments.
Overall, the incidence of SARS-CoV infection among the emergency department workers in this hospital was 4.
In order to best understand the linkage of process to outcome, we will evaluate the patient flow of activities in the emergency department.
These survey results confirm what we have been seeing for several years in emergency departments nationwide," said Brian Keaton, president of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Though the medical center had filed for bankruptcy around that time, its financial losses had nothing to do with the emergency department, officials have said.
During SARS II at NYGH, 55 patients were admitted with a diagnosis of SARS, and another 200 patients were assessed in the emergency department.
Quality management,(l) rather than quality assurance, most accurately describes how activities in the emergency department should be monitored to meet these challenges.
PCTS markets solutions specifically for emergency departments, surgical services and enterprise-wide applications and integrates automatic tracking in its emergency department information system.
Any individual who comes to a Medicare-participating hospital that has an emergency department must be given an appropriate examination to determine if an emergency medical condition exists or if the patient is in active labor.
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