accident ward


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accident ward

A highly nonspecific term, variously defined as:
(1) A&E, emergency department, emergency room, emergency ward; or
(2) Trauma unit, trauma ward.

accident ward

A ward reserved for the care of traumatic injuries.
See also: ward
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Yousef Tahat told Petra that the health ministry had conducted a study to rehabilitate the old emergency and accident ward to accommodate the steadily rising numbers of wounded Syrians.
Clockwise, from top left) surgeons at George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, in 1992 follow an operation by watching the television screen; dressed as a man from space, the senior consultant operates on the turkey in the accident ward at Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital on Christmas Day, 1962; the Big D show at Radio Walsgrave in 1972 consisted of 1 1/2 hours of patients' requests; nurses at Keresley Hospital check up on wards and patients in the 1960s.
But a devastating report shows that over the last seven have a lot to answer for on An Audit Scotland investigation waiting times on accident wards have got worse under the findings show more endured an unacceptably emergency hospital treatment The Daily Record has this chaos on the wards Back in January 2013, 84-year-old John McGarrity freezing hospital corridor because there were no something had gone At the time, HEALTH insisted there was no was, as all involved largely thanks to pressure Sturgeon, of course, from the health brief issue that actually independence referendum.