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  • 1 public emergency — An unusual exigency bearing directly upon the public welfare, the determination of which is primarily a legislative function. 16 Am J2d Const L §§ 270, 300. Any emergency so affecting the public health and safety that summary relief by… …

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  • 2 Public Emergency Radio of the United States — The Public Emergency Radio of the United States was a communications system conceived during the cold war era in the 1970s for use in case of a national emergency. The system included radio stations and a transmission network, to be activated… …

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  • 3 emergency — emer·gen·cy n pl cies 1: an unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action 2: an urgent need for assistance or relief a state of emergency Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 4 public exigency — A sudden and unexpected happening, an unforeseen occurrence or condition, a perplexing contingency or complication of circumstances, or a sudden or unexpected occasion for action. Good Roads Machinery Co. v United States (DC Mass) 19 F Supp 652.… …

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  • 5 public peril — A term pertinent to a discussion of workmen s compensation, referring to a peril to which the public is exposed rather than a peril peculiar to the employment. 58 Am J1st Workm Comp § 257. See public emergency …

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  • 6 Emergency vehicle lighting — refers to any of several visual warning devices, which may be known as light bars or beacons, fitted to a vehicle and used when the driver wishes to convey to other road users the urgency of their journey, to provide additional warning of a… …

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  • 7 Emergency contraception — Background Birth control type Hormonal (progestin or others) or intra uterine First use 1970s Failure rates (per use) Perfect use ECP: see article text IUD: under 1% …

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  • 8 Emergency vehicle equipment — is the equipment fitted to, or carried by, an emergency vehicle, which is additional to any equipment such as headlights, steering wheels or windshield/windscreens that a standard non emergency vehicle is fitted with.Visual warning… …

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  • 9 Emergency service — Emergency services are organizations which ensure public safety by addressing different emergencies. Some agencies exist solely for addressing certain types of emergencies whilst others deal with ad hoc emergencies as part of their normal… …

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  • 10 Public safety — involves the prevention of and protection from events that could endanger the safety of the general public from significant danger, injury/harm, or damage, such as crimes or disasters (natural or man made).Core public safety servicesFrontline… …

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  • 11 Public Utility Model — ( PUM ) EMS is an ambulance system in which the community retains public control of the ambulance system s capital assets and accounts receivable through direct, accountable daily oversight. It then subcontracts the day to day operations to an… …

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  • 12 Public service advertising — is the use of commercial advertising techniques for non commercial purposes (see also propaganda). Typical topics for public service advertising include public health/public safety issues, emergency preparedness instructions, natural resources… …

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  • 13 Public Prosecutor v. Khong Teng Khen & Anor. — Public Prosecutor v. Khong Teng Khen Anor. (1976) 2 MLJ 166 is a case concerning constitutional law in Malaysia. In Khong Teng Khen , it was held by the Federal Court that the Essential (Special Cases) Regulations 1975 (ESCAR) was in line with… …

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  • 14 Public Law 110-343 — (known as H.R. 1424 prior to enactment) is an Act of Congress signed into law by U.S. President George W. Bush on October 3, 2008. [http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2008/10/20081003 17.html White House Press Release] October 3, 2008.] [… …

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  • 15 Emergency medicine — is a speciality of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries that require immediate medical attention. While not usually providing long term or continuing care, emergency medicine physicians diagnose a… …

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  • 16 Emergency psychiatry — is the clinical application of psychiatry in emergency settings.[1][2] Conditions requiring psychiatric interventions may include attempted suicide, substance abuse, depression, psychosis, violence or other rapid changes in behavior. Psychiatric… …

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  • 17 Emergency nursing — is a nursing specialty in which nurses care for patients in the emergency or critical phase of their illness or injury. While this is common to many nursing specialties, the key difference is that an emergency nurse is skilled at dealing with… …

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  • 18 Emergency Management Australia — (EMA) is an Australian Federal Government Agency tasked with coordinating governmental responses to emergency incidents. EMA currently sits within the Federal Attorney General s Department.Australian state and territory authorities have a… …

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  • 19 Emergency warning system for vehicles — Telematics technologies are self orientating open network architecture structure of variable programmable intelligent beacons developed for application in the development of intelligent vehicles with target intent to accord (blend, or mesh)… …

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  • 20 Public Health - Seattle & King County — (PHSKC) is the Public Health department that is jointly managed by the City of Seattle and King County governmentsAnne Frantilla (2004), [http://nwda db.wsulibs.wsu.edu/findaid/ark:/80444/xv46862 Guide to the Seattle and King County Department of …

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