• acute
  • David W. Covington, LPC, MBA, CEO and president of RI International, an international provider of recovery services, has suggested that the "reinforcements" that COPE will bring to American emergency departments are not enough to combat the problems that emergency departments face in dealing with acute psychiatric emergencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • A hypertensive emergency, also known as malignant hypertension, is high blood pressure with potentially life-threatening symptoms and signs indicative of acute impairment of one or more organ systems (especially the central nervous system, cardiovascular system or the kidneys). (wikipedia.org)
  • Hypertensive emergency differs from hypertensive crisis in that, in the former, there is evidence of acute organ damage. (wikipedia.org)
  • By contrast, a medical emergency is often more precisely defined as an acute condition which presents an immediate threat to life, limb, vision or long term health. (wikipedia.org)
  • urgent
  • Sometimes, the term hypertensive emergency is also used as a generic term, comprising both hypertensive emergency, as a specific term for a serious and urgent condition of elevated blood pressure, and hypertensive urgency, as a specific term of a less serious and less urgent condition (the terminology hypertensive crisis is usually used in this sense). (wikipedia.org)
  • define
  • Some define a dental emergency in terms of the individual's willingness to attend for emergency dental treatment at any time at short notice, stating that persons who are fussy about when they are available for treatment are not true emergency cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Miller
  • S. Rep. No. 93-549, at 2 (1973), http://www.ncrepublic.org/images/lib/SenateReport93_549.pdf Senate Report 93-549, Emergency Powers Statutes Miller, Diana (2002) Terrorism: Are We Ready? (wikipedia.org)
  • response
  • This page links all WHO information to its response on the Public Health Emergency of International Concern. (who.int)
  • This means that some agencies do not mount an "emergency" response where it endangers wild animals or environment[citation needed], though others respond to such incidents (such as oil spills at sea that threaten marine life). (wikipedia.org)
  • The AMPDS categorises all calls to the ambulance service using it as either 'A' category (immediately life-threatening), 'B' Category (immediately health threatening) or 'C' category (non-emergency call that still requires a response). (wikipedia.org)
  • Many emergencies exist and can range from bacterial/fungal/viral infections to a fractured tooth or dental restoration, each requiring an individual response and treatment that is unique to the situation. (wikipedia.org)
  • crisis
  • The term hypertensive emergency is primarily used as a specific term for a hypertensive crisis with a diastolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 120 mmHg or systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to 180 mmHg. (wikipedia.org)
  • disaster
  • Preparing for Emergencies was a public information scheme, produced by the Home Office, a department of the United Kingdom Government, advising British citizens on what to do in the event of a natural disaster, accident or terrorism. (wikipedia.org)
  • While some emergencies are self-evident (such as a natural disaster that threatens many lives), many smaller incidents require that an observer (or affected party) decide whether it qualifies as an emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Health Organization defines an emergency as the state in which normal procedures are interrupted, and immediate measures need to be taken to prevent that state turning into a disaster. (wikipedia.org)
  • List
  • For very elderly or disabled adults, put the identification information, list of diagnoses, and medications in a traveler's wallet that can be worn in an emergency. (healthinaging.org)
  • Include
  • Many of these deaths are preventable by emergency care, which include antibiotics, drugs that stimulate contraction of the uterus, anti-seizure drugs, blood transfusion, and delivery of baby with assistance (vacuum or forceps delivery) or C-section. (wikipedia.org)
  • immediate
  • For emergency issues that demand immediate attention, we reserve an emergency hour at or near the end of the day, Monday-Friday. (bowdoin.edu)
  • An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many emergencies cause an immediate danger to the life of people involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • The facilities, sometimes housed in a psychiatric hospital, psychiatric ward, or emergency room, provide immediate treatment to both voluntary and involuntary patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • Concern
  • I am now declaring that the recent cluster of microcephaly cases and other neurological disorders reported in Brazil, following a similar cluster in French Polynesia in 2014, constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. (who.int)
  • It was due in part to concern that a declaration of "emergency" for one purpose should not invoke every possible executive emergency power, that Congress in 1976 passed the National Emergencies Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health
  • I convened an Emergency Committee, under the International Health Regulations, to gather advice on the severity of the health threat associated with the continuing spread of Zika virus disease in Latin America and the Caribbean. (who.int)
  • Whilst most emergency services agree on protecting human health, life and property, the environmental impacts are not considered sufficiently important by some agencies[citation needed]. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some emergencies are not necessarily immediately threatening to life, but might have serious implications for the continued health and well-being of a person or persons (though a health emergency can subsequently escalate to life-threatening). (wikipedia.org)
  • The causes of a health emergency are often very similar to the causes of an emergency threatening to life, which includes medical emergencies and natural disasters, although the range of incidents that can be categorized here is far greater than those that cause a danger to life (such as broken limbs, which do not usually cause death, but immediate intervention is required if the person is to recover properly). (wikipedia.org)
  • Some emergencies do not immediately endanger life, health or property, but do affect the natural environment and creatures living within it. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following this, many agencies assign a sub-classification to the emergency, prioritising incidents that have the most potential for risk to life, health or property (in that order). (wikipedia.org)
  • All dental emergencies should be treated under the supervision or guidance of a dental health professional in order to preserve the teeth for as long as possible. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 1969, Governor Luis A. Ferre created the Puerto Rico Medical Emergencies Corps, under the direct control of the Puerto Rico Department of Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • range
  • The documentary follow the mobile teams as they deal with a range of paediatric mobile emergencies, including a 14-year-old who has had a heart attack, a baby boy who needs emergency heart surgery, a seven-year-old who has a seizure, and a 10-year-old girl who needs to move hospitals for a heart transplant. (wikipedia.org)
  • regularly
  • The Act also requires the President and executive agencies to maintain records of all orders and regulations that proceed from use of emergency authority, and to regularly report the cost incurred to Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • An emergency plan must be regularly maintained, in a structured and methodical manner, to ensure it is up-to-date in the event of an emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • professional
  • Dental emergency is a broad, umbrella term used to describe an issue involving the teeth and supporting tissues that is of high importance to be fixed/treated by the relevant professional. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Agencies across the world have different systems for classifying incidents, but all of them serve to help them allocate finite resource, by prioritising between different emergencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Depending on the type of pain experienced an experienced clinician can determine the likely cause and can treat the issue as each tissue type gives different messages in a dental emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • From left to right, they are: "i" on blue background - information "999" on purple background - What to do in an emergency (Emergency Services) right arrow on green background - Go in lock on red background - Stay in dash on yellow background - Tune in (to local radio or television) cross on turquoise background - administer first aid The logo is still used by local government organisations giving information on civil defence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The demand for emergency psychiatric services has rapidly increased throughout the world since the 1960s, especially in urban areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since the 1960s the demand for emergency psychiatric services has endured a rapid growth due to deinstitutionalization both in Europe and the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Now the CEMPR algong with the Puerto Rico Fire Corps can serve the towns of the mountain where ambulance services tend to be late due to the distance of the emergency medical stations where they were previously located. (wikipedia.org)
  • Late Preparation Additional help may be found by calling 911 (in the United States) or an applicable number to get emergency medical services or nearby medical staff. (wikipedia.org)
  • Senate
  • A prior Senate investigation had found 470 provisions of federal law that a President might invoke via a declaration of emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • That's why it's critical that older people, and those who care for them, prepare for emergencies. (healthinaging.org)
  • If you're an older adult, or care for an older person, follow the steps below to prepare for and respond in an emergency. (healthinaging.org)
  • Learn where evacuees might turn for medical care or emergency supplies of medications. (healthinaging.org)
  • How Can We Improve Emergency Department Psychiatric Care? (wikipedia.org)
  • The series stars Randolph Mantooth and Kevin Tighe as two specially trained firefighters, who formed Squad 51, part of the then innovative field of paramedics, who were authorized to provide initial emergency medical care to victims of accidents, fires, and other incidents in the field in order to stabilize them for transport to medical facilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • national
  • The National Emergencies Act (Pub.L. 94-412, 90 Stat. 1255, enacted September 14, 1976, codified at 50 U.S.C. § 1601-1651) is a United States federal law passed to stop open-ended states of national emergency and formalize the power of Congress to provide certain checks and balances on the emergency powers of the President. (wikipedia.org)
  • The perceived need for the law arose from the scope and number of laws granting special powers to the executive in times of national emergency. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many provisions of statutory law are contingent on a declaration of national emergency, as many as 500 by one count. (wikipedia.org)
  • Presidents have continued to use their emergency authority subject to the provisions of the act, with 32 national emergencies declared between 1976 and 2001. (wikipedia.org)
  • Woolley, John T. "Gerald R. Ford: "Statement on Signing the National Emergencies Act. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • Hypertensive emergency pathophysiology includes: Abrupt increase in systemic vascular resistance, likely related to humoral vasoconstrictors Endothelial injury Fibrinoid necrosis of the arterioles Deposition of platelets and fibrin Breakdown of normal autoregulatory function The resulting ischemia prompts further release of vasoactive substances, completing a vicious cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spanish
  • The Puerto Rico Emergency Medical Corps -Spanish: Cuerpo de Emergencias Médicas de Puerto Rico (CEMPR) or Emergencias Médicas Estatal because of the word Estatal on their ambulances- is the agency of the executive branch of the government of Puerto Rico that responds to all medical emergencies within the jurisdiction of Puerto Rico. (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • Emergency Broadcast is the fifth album by the Christian rock band White Heart and the band's first with bass guitarist Tommy Sims. (wikipedia.org)
  • Create
  • HAVE AN EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS PLAN Create a "phone call chain," a plan in which you make an initial call to one person and they in turn call the next person, and so on. (healthinaging.org)
  • The decision to create the Military Emergencies Unit was agreed upon at a cabinet meeting of the Zapatero administration on October 7, 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Room
  • The paramedics coordinate with the Emergency Room (ER) staff of Rampart General Hospital: head physician Dr. Kelly Brackett (Robert Fuller), head nurse Dixie McCall (Julie London), neurosurgeon Dr. Joe Early (played by London's real-life husband Bobby Troup), and young intern Dr. Michael "Mike" Morton (Ron Pinkard, who, in the earliest installments, also acted out another intern, Dr. Thomas Gray). (wikipedia.org)
  • They end up as interns at the same hospital, where they'll have to work in the emergency room together for three months. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • KEEP CONTACT INFORMATION COMPLETE AND UP-TO-DATE Have the current home, work, and cell phone numbers of people you'll need to contact in an emergency. (healthinaging.org)
  • life
  • Most agencies consider these the highest priority emergency, which follows the general school of thought that nothing is more important than human life. (wikipedia.org)
  • although
  • This also extends to areas such as animal welfare, where some emergency organisations cover this element through the "property" definition, where animals owned by a person are threatened (although this does not cover wild animals). (wikipedia.org)
  • E.g. a person may suddenly lose a filling, crown, bridge, etc. and although they are completely pain-free, still have great cosmetic concerns about the appearance of their teeth and demand an emergency treatment on the basis of perceived social disability. (wikipedia.org)
  • call
  • Call 911 or your local emergency number immediately. (latimes.com)
  • while this is not necessary for the emergency hour, please call us at 725-3145 in advance of your arrival if at all possible. (bowdoin.edu)
  • While the college is in session, a counselor is on-call to respond to any psychologically related emergency that occurs after business hours (5:00 pm - 8:30 am) and on the weekends. (bowdoin.edu)
  • The counselor will then call you back to assist with the emergency. (bowdoin.edu)