American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The section of a health care facility for providing rapid treatment to victims of sudden illness or trauma.
- n. A department of a hospital primarily used for the treatment of the most serious, often life-threatening conditions.
- n. a room in a hospital or clinic staffed and equipped to provide emergency care to persons requiring immediate medical treatment
“Maureen Browne explained to me that Dr. Young was involved with Betty and me because he had been the physician on duty in the emergency room when Betty and I had been wheeled in.”
““Doctor Wineberg…Doctor Steven Wineberg…to emergency room three, stat.””
“The emergency room at Henry Ford Hospital was hectic, like any other day.”
“His brother drove him to the emergency room at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center where he was hospitalized until the bleeding stopped.”
“Six minutes later, Stuey was wheeled into the emergency room at University Medical Center on West Charleston.”
“Dr. Brent Morgan conducted a study in an Atlanta hospital and found that a substantial percentage of undiagnosed illnesses in the emergency room could be linked to moonshine consumption.”
“The top of the news was the scene outside the emergency room at the hospital half a mile from my house, where anguished relatives were gathering to await news on an infant boy named Tommy Ottmeier, who had been badly injured when a heavily laden bookcase fell on him during the quake.”
“Tyrese, who behaved, according to the chart, "erratically" (how, I wondered, was a father who rushes an infant to an emergency room supposed to act?), told the attending physician that the boy had been getting worse all day.”
“As I stood at the emergency room nurses’s station my attention was drawn to the automated doors when they suddenly opened.”
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