Emergency Medicine is the medical specialty that focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability. It is primarily hospital emergency department based, but with extensive pre-hospital responsibilities for emergency medical systems. The emergency physician provides immediate initial recognition, evaluation, care and disposition of a generally undifferentiated population of patients in response to acute illness and injury. The care provided by the emergency physician is episodic in nature and involves a full spectrum of physical and behavioral conditions. from American Board of Emergency Medicine, http://www.abem.org/def.htm
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Provides accurate, current information in the field of trauma, and present an interactive forum for trauma care providers throughout the globe.
Clinical content updated several times each week, including articles by emergency physician authorities, cases, EKGs, and pearls.
eMedicine Online Text - Emergency Medicine
Reference of common topics in emergency medicine, edited by doctors for use by other doctors and the general public. Requires background familiarity with medical terminology.
Emergency Medical Services for Children
A 1993 report on the problem of childhood injury and illnesses and the emergency care required. A National Academy Press publication.
Emergency Medicine Resources On The Web
Collection of medical resources for emergency medicine, primary care, and acute care. Medical search engines. Clinical and administrative tools. Medical calculators, clinical scores, tables, references, nomograms, medical journals, and medical textbooks.
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