A branch of medicine concerned with an individualâ€™s resuscitation, transportation and care from the point of injury or beginning of illness through the hospital or other emergency treatment facility.
Physicians in this specialty are trained to immediately evaluate, diagnose, stabilize, and treat patients with acute injuries and illnesses, usually in hospital emergency room settings. They also direct emergency medical technicians in the care of patients before they arrive at a hospital.
Emergency medicine specialists provide urgently needed treatment for injured and ill patients to prevent a worsening of the condition, disability or death. This treatment and care usually takes place in a hospital emergency room.
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Primarily hospital emergency treatment that is focused on the immediate decision-making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability; immediate initial recognition and evaluation of acute illness or injury and provision of appropriate short-term care and treatment.
The branch of medicine and medical specialty that deals with the recognition, stabilization, evaluation, treatment, and disposition of an undifferentiated population of patients with acute illness or injury. Emergency care is episodic and handles a full spectrum of physical and behavioral conditions.
Emergency medicine is a branch of medicine that is practiced in a hospital emergency department, in the field (in a modified form - see EMS), and other locations where initial medical treatment of illness takes place. Just as clinicians operate by immediacy rules under large emergency systems, Emergency Physicians based their practice on a triage system.