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emergency

n. a sudden, unforeseen happening which requires action to correct or to protect lives and/or property.

emergency

1 in the law relating to civil defence or civil contingencies, an event or situation which threatens serious damage to human welfare in a place in the United Kingdom, an event or situation which threatens serious damage to the environment of a place in the United Kingdom, or war, or terrorism, which threatens serious damage to the security of the United Kingdom. An event or situation threatens damage to human welfare only if it involves, causes or may cause loss of human life, human illness or injury, homelessness, damage to property, disruption of a supply of money, food, water, energy or fuel, disruption of a system of communication, disruption of facilities for transport, or disruption of services relating to health. An event or situation threatens damage to the environment only if it involves, causes or may cause contamination of land, water or air with biological, chemical or radioactive matter, or disruption or destruction of plant life or animal life.
2 in the law relating to fire and rescue, an event or situation that causes or is likely to cause one or more individuals to die, be seriously injured or become seriously ill, or serious harm to the environment (including the life and health of plants and animals).
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Sagar Galwankar, Executive Director of the World Academic Council for Emergency Medicine, said that choosing Dubai to host WACEM, came after taking into consideration the city's various advantages in organizing conferences.
Dr Sara Kadhim, secretary general of Wacem and head of the Emergency Department at DHA's Rashid Hospital said that the congress will include scientific sessions, lectures and workshops discussing various topics such as updates in critical care and resuscitation, toxicology emergency, prehospital care, simulation in emergency medicine artificial intelligence and future of emergency medicine and cardiac and vascular emergency, among others.
Dr Sara Kadhim, secretary-general of WACEM and head of the emergency department at Rashid Hospital said: "The conference will also contribute to enhancing the general knowledge of the participants regarding diagnosis and treatment in emergency medicine and trauma.
"We are pleased to share our thoughts with a group of emergency medicine specialists from the US, Canada, Europe and GCC along with our Bahraini emergency doctor colleagues," said BAEM president Dr Salah Al Ghanem.
At the ceremony, attended by health experts and the leadership of partnering institutions across Karachi, speakers highlighted that emergency medicine was still a developing medical specialty in the country with high mortality and morbidity rates from emergency conditions, such as acute cardiovascular disease, trauma, and stroke.
The President recognized the need to have more Emergency Medicine training centres in Pakistan.
The representatives of emergency medicine service of neighbouring countries are planning to visit Bishkek to learn about the experience of project implementation.
The conference has been endorsed by the International Federation of Emergency Medicine (IFEM), Gulf Federation of Emergency Medicine (GFEM), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Saudi Society of Emergency Medicine (SASEM), Emirates Society of Emergency medicine (ESEM), Oman Society of Emergency Medicine (OSEM) and Kuwait Emergency Medicine Society (KEMS).
Salah Al Ghanem stated: "We are pleased to share our thoughts with a group of emergency medicine specialist from the United States of America, Canada, Europe and GCC along with our Bahraini emergency doctor colleagues."
The Emergency Medicine Residency will typically have graduations only in June, but the first cohort is different because the four physicians previously completed internships somewhere else before joining the program at Norman Regional.
The head physician of the Center for Emergency Medicine, Iskender Shayakhmetov, expressed the hope that six new cars would improve the provision of emergency care.
Naples, FL, September 20, 2018 --(PR.com)-- International Conference on Emergency Medicine and Critical Care

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