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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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The present study was conducted to find out different categories of medico legal cases and characteristics of the victims documented at the casualty department of one of the major public sector tertiary care hospital Rawalpindi.
A sample of 250 patient records was selected by simple random sampling from a cohort of 14 113 patients who attended the Polokwane Hospital Casualty Department.
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.
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.
So save both casualty departments, not just one and find the money somewhere.
Medics have already compared the casualty department to a "war zone", with patients lining corridors, paramedics queuing to hand over their patients and people having to sit on the floor while they were waiting to be seen.
The hospital's casualty department is under threat because of a national shortage of junior doctors.
A secret ballot by consultants at City Hospital revealed 96 per cent did not approve of cutbacks to City casualty department and paediatric services.
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 save Monkland's casualty department from closure.
The Walton casualty department was closed in April 1994 when services were merged with Fazakerley's.
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.
Mrs Janet Battye, of Honley, at Huddersfield police headquarters Mrs Janet Battye, of Honley, at Huddersfield police headquarters |A PS1,300 cheque was handed over to the Huddersfield Kiddicare Appeal from the casualty department of the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, where staff organised a bring-and-buy sale, sponsored swim, dance and |sponsored pub crawl.
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