a hospital area equipped and staffed for the prompt treatment of acute illness, trauma, or other medical emergencies. Abbreviation: ER
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How to use emergency room in a sentence
When Joyce Shorter, 66, went to an emergency room in April with a dry cough, doctors suspected pneumonia and sent her home.900,000 infected. Nearly 15,000 dead. How the coronavirus tore through D.C., Maryland and Virginia. | Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo, John D. Harden | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
The extension came amid a resurgence of the coronavirus in the country and formed part of a push to preserve hospital capacity for Covid-19 by lowering alcohol-related trauma that can overwhelm emergency rooms.South African wine sales are up nearly everywhere in the pandemic except at home | Brian Browdie | January 29, 2021 | Quartz
There have been visits to a psychiatrist, trips to the emergency room and a three-week stay in a psychiatric facility.Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health | Donna St. George, Valerie Strauss | January 21, 2021 | Washington Post
According to one report, an emergency room nurse in San Diego experienced chills, muscle pain, and fatigue six days after receiving his first dose of the vaccine developed by Pfizer.You can test positive for COVID-19 after a vaccine—but that doesn’t mean the shots don’t work | Kate Baggaley | January 6, 2021 | Popular-Science
You want to watch the symptoms and if you find that you are having trouble breathing or you have a fever that doesn’t break, then you need to go to the hospital emergency room for further evaluation.To survive the pandemic, exercise, eat healthy — just like a basketball star | Courtland Milloy | January 5, 2021 | Washington Post
At Woodhull Hospital, the Bed-Stuy ambulance crew kept doing all they could as they wheeled Ramos into the emergency room.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops | Michael Daly | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I turned left, and began the long, painful walk to the emergency room at the University of Virginia medical center.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The doctors and nurses in the emergency room were fast, caring, and highly professional.
In Iowa, a pregnant mother of two fell down a flight of stairs in her home and went to the emergency room.Indiana 'Feticide' Charge Is the Latest Fallout From States' Strict Anti-Abortion Laws | Sally Kohn | August 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
A patrol car took the bleeding Davis to a nearby emergency room.
Now, at the time the coffin was wheeled into the emergency room, what did Mrs. Kennedy do?
The casket was brought out from the emergency room, wheeled out through these two folding doors.
Where was this with reference to the outside door of the hospital, or the emergency room, or something of that sort?
I lighted her cigarette and she turned around and walked out of that emergency room.
What is your best estimate as to the time you arrived in the emergency room?Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy