minors area

minors area2016-11-08T17:28:51+00:00

minors area 

EMERGENCY MEDICINE, MEDSPEAK-UK

A term of art for an area in an A&E (casualty, ER) department in the UK used to treat patients who present with illness or injury that is not immediately life-threatening–i.e., it is minor.

Minors patients are often examined by a nurse practitioner or A&E doctor, who treat a wide range of injuries, from simple cuts to major bone fractures, wounds and burns. 

Synonym See and treat area 

 

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