Emergency FAQs:

Q: Is an emergency a situation that poses an immediate risk to health?

A: Yes, and life, property, or environment.

Q: Is an emergency often very similar to the causes of an emergency threatening to life, which includes medical emergencies and natural disasters, although the range of incidents that can be categorised here is far greater than those that cause a danger to life?

A: Yes, Many life emergencies, such as cardiac arrest, are also health emergencies.

Q: Are emergencies self-evident?

A: Yes, and many smaller incidents require that an observer decide whether it qualifies as an emergency.