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Synonyms for casualty



Synonyms for casualty

an unexpected and usually undesirable event

one that is made to suffer injury, loss, or death


a termination of life, usually as the result of an accident or a disaster

Synonyms for casualty

someone injured or killed or captured or missing in a military engagement

someone injured or killed in an accident

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an accident that causes someone to die

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We aimed to evaluate the hospital casualty department in the Polokwane/Mankweng Hospital Complex in terms of caseload, influencing factors and implications on resource utilisation.
He added that an emergency case is defined as a life-threatening condition and only such cases should be received at the Paediatric Casualty Department.
Neil Halford, a consultant in the QE casualty department was on duty when Lawrence Steel arrived.
Health chiefs want to shut one casualty department at either Monklands or Hairmyres in East Kilbride, health minister Andy Kerr's constituency.
From today all casualties will be taken to James Cook University Hospital's new casualty department on Marton Road.
Our casualty departments are in such a desperately depleted state that patients have to wait for hour upon hour in pain and discomfort while being pointedly ignored by overworked and under resourced staff.
At the entrance end on the ground floor is the administration, and opposite at the west end the casualty department with its own drive for ambulances.
The injured were shifted to the casualty department of CMC Hospital Larkana.
The hospital's casualty department is under threat because of a national shortage of junior doctors.
The 32-year-old victim managed to walk to the George Eliot Hospital casualty department yesterday with a towel wrapped round his head, and was kept in hospital.
The former health minister locked arms with hundreds of demonstrators who want to save Monklands casualty department from closure.
It will include outpatient, X-ray and minor injuries facilities but no casualty department, despite local protests.
The theft took place while a seriously-ill patient was being taken into the casualty department of South Tyneside Hospital on Tuesday night.
From 1986 to 1990 he was Corporate Legal Counsel in the General Counsel's Office of the Zurich Insurance Group, and from 1983 to 1986 he was an underwriter in the Casualty department of the International Division.
Shortly after 7am on Thursday morning staff found that a burglary had taken place in the supplies building, left of the casualty department.
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