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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.
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.
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.
The expediency of principle THE casualty department at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary will be busy with people on Christmas Day ...
Yesterday, we told how the new South Glasgow University Hospital was the worst performing casualty department in Scotland, with only 83.2 per cent of patients treated in the recommended four hours - almost 12 per cent below the standard 95 per cent laid down by the Scottish Government.
A hospital casualty department was forced to close this week because of a shortage of 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.
A CASUALTY department offering treatment exclusively for battered women is to be opened at Warrington hospital.
Reto Stocker, head of the ICRC delegation in Pakistan, said, "We are shocked to see so many innocent people killed in cold blood just outside the casualty department of the Civil Hospital in Quetta.
HOW can they justify shutting either casualty department at Calderdale Royal Hospital or Huddersfield Royal Infirmary and say it won't cost lives?
"Members of the public visiting the hospital, and in particular those who may have used the car park in front of the supplies building situated to the left of the Casualty department, and who may have seen any suspicious activity, are asked to contact officers."
FAMILIES were today warned against putting unecessary strain on a busy casualty department over Christmas.
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