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A&E

The commonly used UK term for the hospital department which provides a service primarily for the reception, triage, examination and treatment of patients who have been involved in an accident, have sustained an injury, or who have an acute surgical or medical emergency which may require hospital facilities. While the intent of A&E services is that they should be limited to urgent care, that goal only works in theory, as patients come with conditions ranging from life-threatening, which need immediate care, to those for which patients can be released almost immediately (and for which they should have been seen by primary care services).
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