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.
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0700
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:15:40 -0700
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 12:52:30 -0700
As Goldman, an emergency physician at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and host of CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art, reveals in his new book, The Secret Language of Doctors: Cracking the Code of Hospital Slang, it isn't pretty. Obese patients are ...
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 00:41:15 -0700
There were also numerous questions about the nature of seizures, a prevailing theme for the defense throughout the trial. Tully Wiedman, an emergency physician at Woodland Memorial, discussed the extent of the infant's injuries. He stated that the ...
Agoura Hills Acorn
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:07:30 -0700
Ruiz worked abroad in Mexico, El Salvador and Serbia before taking a job as an emergency physician at the Eisenhower Medical Center in the Coachella Valley. He founded the Coachella Valley Healthcare Initiative in 2010 and then became senior ...
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:34:07 -0700
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:07:30 -0700
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