Definition of Emergencies

1. Noun. (plural of emergency) ¹



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Definition of Emergencies

1. emergency [n] - See also: emergency

Medical Definition of Emergencies

1. Situations or conditions having a high probability of disabling or immediately life-threatening consequences or requiring first aid or other immediate intervention. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emergencies

emerald green
emerald shiner
emeraldine
emeraldines
emeraldlike
emeralds
emeraud
emeraude
emeraudes
emerauds
emerg
emerge
emerged
emergence
emergences
emergencies (current term)
emergency
emergency-brake
emergency brake
emergency brakes
emergency exit
emergency exits
emergency landing
emergency locator transmitter
emergency locator transmitters
emergency medical service
emergency medical service communication systems
emergency medical services
emergency medical technician
emergency medical technicians

Literary usage of Emergencies

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1. Practical Nursing: A Text-book for Nurses by Anna Caroline Maxwell, Amy Elizabeth Pope (1914)
"In the hospital (barring extreme cases, such as hemorrhage) there is not much for the nurse to do in emergencies except to notify the doctor, ..."

2. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"E. emergencies 1. Preparation and General Procedures a. ... It should be reinforced by drills and simulated emergencies. Plans should include liaison with ..."

3. Pye's Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery by Walter Pye (1893)
"... emergencies, which had not been previously dealt with under the sections upon fracture or haemorrhage, and there remains now the larger class of general ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (1908)
"I have asked him to speak to you to-day, as he met me as somewhat of an emergency, on " Meeting emergencies." MEETING emergencies IN THE INDIAN SERVICE ..."

5. Report by Indians Rights Association (1908)
"I have asked him to speak to you to-day, as he met me as somewhat of an emergency, on " Meeting emergencies." MEETING emergencies IN THE INDIAN SERVICE ..."

6. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, United States Congress. Senate (1915)
"540) entitled "An act making appropriations for deficiencies of previous years, providing for emergencies for the current fiscal year, ..."

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