accident and emergency

accident and emergency
ˌaccident and eˈmergency [accident and emergency] (abbr. A & E) (BrE) noun uncountable (NAmE eˈmergency room)
the part of a hospital where people who need urgent treatment are taken

the hospital accident and emergency department

see also casualty
See also:emergency room

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