Definition of Emergency medicine

1. Noun. The branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness.

Generic synonyms: Medical Specialty, Medicine

Definition of Emergency medicine

1. Noun. (medicine) The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of trauma, injuries and other sudden illnesses ¹

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Medical Definition of Emergency medicine

1. A branch of medicine concerned with an individual's resuscitation, transportation and care from the point of injury or beginning of illness through the hospital or other emergency treatment facility. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emergency Medicine

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emergency brakes
emergency exit
emergency exits
emergency landing
emergency locator transmitter
emergency locator transmitters
emergency medical service
emergency medical service communication systems
emergency medical services
emergency medical technician
emergency medical technicians
emergency medicine (current term)
emergency nursing
emergency physician
emergency position indicating radio beacon
emergency position indicating radio beacons
emergency procedure
emergency response
emergency responses
emergency room
emergency rooms
emergency service
emergency services
emergency supplies kit
emergency theory
emergency treatment

Literary usage of Emergency medicine

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1. Domestic Preparedness in the New Millennium: Hearing Before the Committee on edited by Jeff Sessions (2002)
"He also is Editor in Chief of Annals of emergency medicine. He is residency trained and board certified in emergency medicine and Sports Medicine with ..."

2. Criminal Justice & Community Response to Rape by Joel Epstein (1995)
"At Denver General Hospital, first-year emergency medicine residents ... and attitudinal and medical training from the chief of emergency medicine. ..."

3. The Smallpox Vaccination Program: Public Health in an Age of Terrorism by Alina Baciu (2005)
"He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons, a senior board member and consultant with the American Board of emergency medicine, and a member of the ..."

4. Terrorism: U.S.-Russian Workshop Proceedings by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk (2004)
"OBJECTIVE The objective of this program is to establish a center for the development of advanced emergency medicine for application in response to a ..."

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