About Emergency Medicine

  • Emergency Medicine is a medical specialty. It is supported by a curriculum and core content of knowledge, skills and competences, proper of a doctor specialist in Emergency Medicine. EM-specialists provide their competences in the pre-hospital field and in the Emergency Department/Emergency Room.  
  • Emergency Medical Care is not only a medical specialty as it is always a teamwork and must be provided by an organized Emergency Medical System. Doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians, social workers, are all involved in good Emergency medical care 
  • What is not Emergency Medicine: any medical condition that could be managed by the primary care system and ambulatory care.  


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