An emergency physician is a physician who works at an emergency department to care for acutely ill patients. The emergency physician is a specialist in advanced cardiac life support (advanced life support in Europe), trauma care such as fractures and soft tissue injuries, and management of other life-threatening situations.
In some European countries (e.g. Germany, Belgium, Poland, Austria and Denmark), emergency physicians/anaesthetists are also part of the emergency medical service and are dispatched together with EMTs and paramedics in cases of potentially life-threatening situations for patients (heart attacks, serious accidents, resuscitations or unconsciousness, strokes, drug overdoses, etc.). In the United States, emergency physicians are mostly hospital-based, but they often work on air ambulances and mobile intensive-care units.
When a patient is brought into the emergency department, he or she is usually sent to triage first. The patient may be triaged by an emergency physician, a paramedic, or a nurse; in the United States, triage is usually performed by a registered nurse. If the patient is admitted to the hospital, another physician such as a cardiologist or neurologist takes over from the emergency physician.
Emergency Room Physician, Career Video from drkit.org
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Pennsylvania Business Daily
Satellite PR News (press release)
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 05:56:15 -0700
CHICAGO, July 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — John W. Becher, DO, an osteopathic emergency physician from Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, was installed Saturday as president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Dr. Becher ...
Boston Business Journal (blog)
Boston Business Journal (blog)
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Even in her work as an emergency physician, James said she saw the gaps patients had between current circumstances and healthy living. “I work for emergency medicine. I see what comes through the door, what fails, what didn't go right,” James said ...
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:48:45 -0700
Although THC is not lethal, an emergency physician at St. Mary's Hospital says there are negative effects. "We have seen cases of that in the emergency department, patients will come in very very anxious we'll see tachycardia which is their heartbeat ...
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 05:11:15 -0700
Emergency physician Dr. Kenneth Robinson of Hartford Hospital said those most at risk are the young and the old. Robinson said people who suffer from any heart or lung issues are also at a greater risk. "That can make breathing more difficult for ...
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 20:27:41 -0700
“We did a market analysis and saw a need in South Texas, your existing emergency room wait times were long and we feel like we'll be able to serve the community really well,” said Patel, a practicing emergency physician who founded his company in 2008.
Delco News Network
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 08:00:00 -0700
John W. Becher, DO, an osteopathic emergency physician from Newtown Square was installed Saturday as president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). Dr. Becher assumed the presidency before an estimated 500 osteopathic physicians (DOs) ...
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 02:33:45 -0700
The adage states that there are only two absolutes in this world: death and taxes. I would add a third. Kids will always put stuff up their noses. It seems inevitable that if an object is somewhat round and small enough to fit in a nostril (or ...
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 05:22:30 -0700
Cancer patient Kelly Prescott laughs with UF Health Palliative Care team members, from left, UF Health Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Debra Davis and UF Health Emergency Physician Dr. Marie-Carmelle Elie Friday. At right is UF Health Clinical ...
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