Definition of accident and emergency in English:
British A hospital department concerned with the provision of immediate treatment to people who are seriously injured in an accident or who are suddenly taken seriously ill.
- The highest number of claims are in anaesthetics, accident and emergency and obstetrics and gynaecology.
- These issues should be addressed in a setting other than the busy, pressured atmosphere of accident and emergency or acute wards.
- This, however, contradicts our anecdotal impression from accident and emergency and fracture clinics.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.