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
All Career Videos - http://www.drkit.org/careervideos In this interview, an Emergency Room Physician discusses his typical day at work, the qualifications ne...
Dr. Cindy Winebrenner, Emergency Physician - Woodwinds
Certification She is board eligible in emergency medicine. Education Dr. Winebrenner completed medical school at Albany Medical College in New York and her r...
Career Profiles - ER Doctor
Do you want to be an emergency room doctor? Find out what it takes in this video.
on being an emergency medicine doctor
here are some thoughts on why I LOVE emergency medicine, and why I think emergency doctors are the most 'rounded' clinicians.
Emergency Physician vs. Internal medicine resident
The challenge of getting internal medicine to see a patient.
Cardiac Emergencies for Emergency Physicians
Dr. Alo's Cardiac emergencies for emergency physicians. A great overview of cardiology emergencies for emergency physicians. Dr. Alo is sometimes humorous bu...
Emergency Room: a day in the life
Nice vid about Doc and Nurses of ER. Hope u like and leave a comment. Not mine but taken thanks to Altavista, Video section.
Emergency Physician - Air Force Reserve
Dr. Jackson talks about the benefits of being an Emergency Medicine Physician in the Air Force Reserve. For More Information Visit: http://afrhealth.com/?sf=...
Emergency Room Physician Interview
This interview was conducted at the Bloomington Hospital in Bloomington Indiana. The interview, taping, and editing were all performed by Aaron Kahn.
So you wanna Be an Emergency Physician Part II
Everything you need to know (well, almost) to become an Emergency Medicine Specialist, in just over 12 minutes!
KRTV Great Falls News
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:23:14 -0700
Benefis emergency physician staff changes affects Blue Cross-Blue Shield patients. GREAT FALLS -- Blue Cross-Blue Shield Montana customers who visited Benefis Health System's emergency department this month should have noticed they're paying less ...
Stanford Medical Center Report
Stanford Medical Center Report
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:37:41 -0700
After spending a month treating Ebola victims in the severely stricken West African country of Liberia, emergency physician Colin Bucks, MD, returned to California with perhaps one misgiving: It was having to say goodbye to his patients. “So much of ...
Becker's Hospital Review
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:16:07 -0700
Dr. Kini is a board-certified and practicing pediatric emergency physician and held the rank of associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA. President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:03:34 -0700
Meanwhile, Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, an emergency physician who had returned recently from Guinea where he had taken care of Ebola patients, remained in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center on Friday in serious but stable condition, according to New York ...
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:53:37 -0700
At the gathering of emergency physicians Monday, Dr. Michael Lozano, divisional executive vice president of EmCare and an emergency physician in Florida, said that while the threat of Ebola in the U.S. is a rapidly changing scenario, the decision to ...
Sun, 26 Oct 2014 12:52:30 -0700
"It's very common to see finger and hand injuries," after carving slip-ups, says Ryan Stanton, an emergency physician in Lexington, Ky. People usually slice into the hand holding the slippery gourd, he says. One tip for pumpkin artists: Use tools ...
Fri, 10 Oct 2014 20:33:41 -0700
Dr. John Hall is the medical director of Beacon Occupational Health and Safety Services and a practicing emergency physician at Providence Alaska Medical Center. He wrote this piece to mark National Physician Assistants Week (Oct. 6-12). The Alaska ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:26:15 -0700
Standing in the lobby of the Sheraton Times Square Hotel at the Clinton Global Initiative's 10th annual meeting, Kenyan physician Dr. Allan Pamba excitedly tells me about a new initiative to train African scientists in non-communicable disease (NCD ...
Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter
Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group.