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Emergency Medicine

DefinitionAn emergency physician focuses on the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or any further disability both in the pre-hospital setting by directing emergency medical technicians and in the emergency department. The emergency physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of a generally diversified population of adult and pediatric patients in response to acute illness and injury.
GroupingAllopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
ClassificationEmergency Medicine

Health providers classified as: Emergency Medicine

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