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  • treatment
  • The WTC Health Program provides medical monitoring and treatment for emergency responders, recovery, and cleanup workers, and volunteers who helped after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash site near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. (cdc.gov)
  • 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)
  • The functions of psychiatric emergency services are to assess patients' problems, implement a short-term treatment consisting of no more than ten meetings with the patient, procure a 24-hour holding area, mobilize teams to carry out interventions at patients' residences, utilize emergency management services to prevent further crises, be aware of inpatient and outpatient psychiatric resources, and provide 24/7 telephone counseling. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emergency psychiatry has involved the evaluation and treatment of unemployed, homeless and other disenfranchised populations. (wikipedia.org)
  • The individualized care needed for patients utilizing psychiatric emergency services is evolving, requiring an always changing and sometimes complex treatment approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • response
  • This page links all WHO information to its response on the Public Health Emergency of International Concern. (who.int)
  • Our humanitarian response is growing faster and more effective with the introduction of a new emergency policy that simplifies internal procedures and makes it easier to mobilize human, material and financial resources. (unhcr.org)
  • If the affected person is a student, please refer the Campus Emergency Response Protocol for Injured / Ill Student at UIW / IWHS / SACHS for direction. (uiw.edu)
  • The largest private emergency response company is Netcare911. (tripadvisor.com)
  • From an agricultural emergency response point of view, it is extremely difficult to prepare for and respond to a conflict - insecurity can threaten the lives of local populations and humanitarian workers, reducing their access to affected communities. (fao.org)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Under communist rule, Albania's military was responsible for emergency management, focusing mostly on response rather than mitigation or prevention activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • area
  • GET LOCAL EMERGENCY AND EVACUATION INFORMATION IN ADVANCE Get a community disaster/emergency plan for your area, if there is one. (healthinaging.org)
  • FAO has launched an emergency animal health campaign across Iraq's Mosul area, which was recently retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). (fao.org)
  • Mental health professionals from a wide area of disciplines, including medicine, nursing, psychology, and social work in these settings alongside psychiatrists and emergency physicians. (wikipedia.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)
  • 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)
  • internal
  • According to this law planning and implementation of civil emergency plans is the responsibility of the General Directorate for Civil Emergencies (GDCE), currently under the Ministry of Internal Affairs. (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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • care
  • That's why it's critical that older people, and those who care for them, prepare for emergencies. (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)
  • Emergency Tourniquet Devices Emergency tourniquets are cuff-like devices designed to stop severe traumatic bleeding before or during transport to a care facility. (wikipedia.org)
  • please
  • If the affected person is an employee that is injured while on the job, please refer to the Workers' Compensation Emergency Protocol for UIW / IWHS / SACHS Injured or Ill Employee for direction. (uiw.edu)
  • prompt
  • In field trials, prompt application of emergency tourniquets before the patient goes into shock are associated with higher survival rates than any other scenario where tourniquets were used later or not at all. (wikipedia.org)
  • coordinate
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Describe
  • 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)
  • government
  • 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)
  • mobile
  • However, the standard GSM emergency number (112) number should work on all mobile phone providers, regardless of whether or not the phone has credit. (tripadvisor.com)
  • natural
  • 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 General Directorate of Civil Emergencies (Albanian: Drejtoria e Përgjithshme e Emergjencave Civile) is a department within the Ministry of Defence of Albania that is responsible for preparing for and responding to natural or man-made disasters. (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)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • important
  • 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)
  • case
  • Its primary mission is to assist the already overburdened emergency medical system in the evenings cases are duplicated by accident, case reports and critical cases. (wikipedia.org)
  • Room
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)