What does ALTE mean in Hospitals?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand ALTE in the Medical field in general and in the Hospitals terminology in particular.

Acute Life Threatening Event

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What does ALTE mean?

Alte is a village and civil parish located in the municipality of Loulé, Portugal. Situated away from the coast, Alte is known as one of the most typical and unspoilt villages in the region of the Algarve. The village contains Algarve style whitewashed houses, traditional chimneys, and cobbled alleys. The Portuguese poet Cândido Guerreiro was born in Alte, in 1871. At Fonte Pequena, a set of azulejo panels displays a portrait of Guerreiro, probably Alte's most celebrated son, together with some of his poems, the most emblematic of which goes like this: In James A. Michener's novel The Drifters, Alte serves as the main setting of the chapter Algarve, being recommended to the protagonists by a customs officer who wants them "to know Portugal at its best." ⁕ Fonte Pequena waterway. ⁕ Fonte Grande swimming and leisure area. ⁕ The Main Church. ⁕ "Café Regional".

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