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  • n. Plural form of sickbay.


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  • I’m a Navy vet, bit, and I’ve known a corpsman or two and reusing needles without autoclaving is and has long been a no-no, at least in sickbays; that runs against protocol and would happen only under extreme circumstances.

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  • The minute he had them patched up, it seemed, there were more to fill sickbays biobeds and the temporary recovery ward they had created in cargo bay three.

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  • She set it on the sickbays second biobed, from which she had only minutes earlier ejected engineer Torvin.

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  • She watched Tan Bao remove the leg from storage and set it on the sickbays other biobed.

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  • MARSHALL: There are sickbays in the back of his screening room, so that he can provide medical attention to children who have cancer, who have special medical needs.

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  • The sickbays of every ship in orbit were filled with Aluwnans unable to cope with the devastation and hopelessness.

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  • Golgaroth-class vessels were not equipped with sickbays or dispensaries—the best we could hope for is a medikit similar to the one we have, and it would only be equipped for Romulans and perhaps Remans and other Romulan subject species.

    No Limits

  • There had been several hundred cases of theta-radiation poisoning, but-between the efforts of Bashir and Dr. DeLaCruz on the surface and the sickbays of both the Intrepid and the Gryphon - none of those cases were fatal.

    Demons Of Air And Darkness

  • Several homes in the community apparently had sickbays that could be used for emergencies, but the infirmary was more roomy and comfortable.


  • Tarawa-class LPHs like the Chosin boasted enormous sickbays, with three operating rooms and bed space for three hundred patients.



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