Wordlist: Accidents

 

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  • accident
    • accident, accidents[ˈæk.sə.dənt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences such as a collision that causes damage or death
    • Example:
      • He died in a car accident.
    • shock, shocks[ʃɒk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • sudden, heavy impact on a person which (s)he didn't expect; a life-threatening medical emergency characterised by the inability of the circulatory system to supply enough oxygen to meet tissue requirements
    • Example:
      • She was still in shock because of the bad news.
    • consciousness(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the state of being able to notice things in one's surroundings
    • Example:
      • She almost lost consciousness when she heard of her husband's death.
  • unconscious
    • unconscious(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • not being able to notice what's going on in one's surroundings
    • Example:
      • After the accident she was unconscious for another half an hour.
    • faint[fɛɪnt](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to lose consciousness, caused by a lack of oxygen or nutrients to the brain, usually as a result of a suddenly reduced blood flow (may be caused by emotional trauma, loss of blood or various medical conditions)
    • Example:
      • I usually faint when I see blood.
      • Synonym(s):
        pass out
  • collapse
    • collapse(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown
    • Example:
      • He was so weak after the run that he suddenly collapsed.
    • first aid(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • basic medical care given to an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available
    • Example:
      • Every driver should know how to give first aid.
  • first aid kit
    • first aid kit, first aid kits(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a standard collection of first aid supplies for treatment of minor injuries or stabilisation of major injuries
    • Example:
      • There needs to be a first aid kit in every car.
  • administer first aid
    • administer first aid(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Because Anna was first at the scene of the accident she administered first aid.
      • Synonym(s):
        give first aid
  • resuscitate
    • resuscitate(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to restore consciousness or life to a person
    • Example:
      • The doctors could resuscitate the accident victim.
  • mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
    • mouth-to-mouth resuscitation(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a first aid technique to return an unconscious person's respiration by pressing the rescuer's mouth against the mouth of the patient and blowing air into his/her lungs
    • Example:
      • They had to do a mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to save her.
    • concussion, concussions(noun)
    • Definition:
      • an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain, caused by a violent blow, followed by loss of function
    • Example:
      • He had to stay in bed because of a concussion.
 

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          administer first aid
          concussion
          an injury to part of the body, most especially the brain, caused by a violent blow, followed by loss of function
          resuscitate
          to restore consciousness or life to a person
          unconscious
          not being able to notice what's going on in one's surroundings
          faint
          to lose consciousness, caused by a lack of oxygen or nutrients to the brain, usually as a result of a suddenly reduced blood flow (may be caused by emotional trauma, loss of blood or various medical conditions)
          mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
          a first aid technique to return an unconscious person's respiration by pressing the rescuer's mouth against the mouth of the patient and blowing air into his/her lungs
          first aid kit
          a standard collection of first aid supplies for treatment of minor injuries or stabilisation of major injuries
          consciousness
          the state of being able to notice things in one's surroundings
          first aid
          basic medical care given to an injury victim, usually where the injury is slight or where better care is not available
          accident
          an unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences such as a collision that causes damage or death
          shock
          sudden, heavy impact on a person which (s)he didn't expect; a life-threatening medical emergency characterised by the inability of the circulatory system to supply enough oxygen to meet tissue requirements
          collapse
          to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown
           
           
           
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          unconscious
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          collapse
          collapse
          mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
          mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
          accident
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          collapse
          to cease to function due to a sudden breakdown
          mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
          a first aid technique to return an unconscious person's respiration by pressing the rescuer's mouth against the mouth of the patient and blowing air into his/her lungs
          accident
          an unexpected event with negative consequences occurring without the intention of the one suffering the consequences such as a collision that causes damage or death
          first aid kit
          a standard collection of first aid supplies for treatment of minor injuries or stabilisation of major injuries
          resuscitate
          to restore consciousness or life to a person
          unconscious
          not being able to notice what's going on in one's surroundings
          administer first aid
           
           
           
         
         

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