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.
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accident ward

A ward reserved for the care of traumatic injuries.
See also: ward
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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They also come within the Royal Care of His Majesty for further improvement of healthcare for citizens, the minister said, adding that each of the hospitals would have outpatient clinics, emergency and accident wards, operation theatre, delivery room, labs, X-ray department, in-patient suites, intensive care unit, child care unit, services building, CT scan and dialysis unit among other facilities.
"Accident wards are full of people drunk or drugged up."