States Academic Press
Medical Science - Emergency Medicine
Emergency medicine refers to the medical specialty that is concerned with the care of injuries or illness requiring immediate medical attention. There are several sub-specializations of emergency medicine such as medical toxicology, disaster medicine, critical care medicine, point-of-care ultrasonography, sports medicine, hyperbaric medicine, and aerospace medicine. It is a field of practice which is based on the skills and knowledge required for the diagnosis, management and prevention of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury. Emergency medicine involves the acute care of internal medical and surgical conditions. The practice of emergency medicine follows different models internationally and work patterns differ according to the country and religion. This book explores all the important aspects of accident and emergency medicine. It will also provide interesting topics for research which readers can take up. Those in search of information to further their knowledge will be greatly assisted by this book.