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room

 [ro̳m]
a place in a building enclosed and set apart for occupancy or for the performance of certain procedures.
birthing room a hospital room that is utilized for labor and delivery. It is decorated in a homelike, comfortable fashion and contains a specially equipped bed that can be adjusted for delivery. Specialized equipment is often concealed.
emergency room popular term for emergency department.
labor, delivery, recovery room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience.
labor, delivery, recovery, postpartum room a birthing room or suite so equipped that a patient can remain in the same room throughout the birthing experience and into the postpartum period.
operating room one especially equipped for the performance of surgical operations.

emergency room

n. Abbr. ER
The section of a health care facility for providing rapid treatment to victims of sudden illness or trauma.

e·mer·gen·cy de·part·ment

(ē-mĕr'jĕn'sē dĕ-pahrt'mĕnt)
That section of a hospital or other health care facility that is designed, staffed, and equipped to treat injured people and those afflicted with sudden, severe illness.
Synonym(s): emergency room.
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The CDC report found the opioid-related emergency room visits rose an average 35 percent across 16 states between July 2016 and September 2017.
The topics that won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions were using Short Messaging Services (SMS) for Behavior change in an Emergency Room setting, Convention of Short-Messaging-Service as a tool to improve Patient Satisfaction in Emergency Rooms and Combine Therapy of Omeprazole and Ranitidine in Pediatric Emergency Department.
The topics that won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions were using Short Messaging Services (SMS) for Behavior change in an Emergency Room setting, Convention of ShortMessaging-Service as a tool to improve Patient Satisfaction in Emergency Rooms and Combine Therapy of Omeprazole and Ranitidine in Pediatric Emergency Department.
What new technology does your emergency room have to help streamline emergency room care?

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