emergency medicine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n emergency medicine the branch of medicine concerned with the prompt diagnosis and treatment of injuries or trauma or sudden illness
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Quotations

  • Michael Crichton
    Michael Crichton
    “I tended to faint when I saw accident victims in the emergency ward, during surgery, or while drawing blood. [On why he gave up medicine]”

Usage

In literature:

He inspected the medicine bottles on Jimmy's stand and wrote full directions for every emergency he could imagine.
"The Street of Seven Stars" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Obtain a good first aid kit, and keep your home medicine chest well stocked with supplies you may need in a time of emergency.
"In Time Of Emergency" by Department of Defense
When Helen returned with the medicine which Zebedee had left for such emergencies, she found her stepmother beside the rolling-pin.
"Moor Fires" by E. H. (Emily Hilda) Young
When they emerged the medicine bag would be hung before the lodge door of Timmendiquas.
"The Riflemen of the Ohio" by Joseph A. Altsheler
I heard him tell the mate that there was nothing in the medicine chest to meet such an emergency.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
Another man emerged from the medicine wickiup to stand beside Owl Carver.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
In an emergency, trains could be run through Medicine Bend without stopping.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
Except in rare emergencies no medicine should be given to a sick person without the doctor's order.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
Then he received attention from the Medicine Man who was close at hand for such an emergency.
"The Indians' Last Fight" by Dennis Collins
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In news:

Stethoscopes can carry all sorts of nasty bacteria (Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine, July 2011).
Emergency medicine, Hospital Risk Managers.
"There's nothing inherently dangerous about bedbugs ," said Dr Susi Vassallo, an emergency medicine doctor who works at New York City's Bellevue Hospital Center and occasionally deals with patients talking about bedbugs .
Wesley Grigsby, chairman of emergency medicine at the Creighton University Medical Center, said second-guessing an ER visit based on the diagnosis is hardly fair.
A few days ago on Here & Now we heard a story about how drug shortages across the country are affecting emergency medicine.
Physician Robert O'Connor has a different way to describe emergency medicine: An incredibly good deal.
The reasons are many – defensive medicine, overuse of the emergency department, patient expecta-tions for the latest tests, among others.
The growing of Chinese medicinal herbs in the United States is becoming an emerging agricultural crop.
The team at Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery® (PRS) dug deep into the archives and emerged with 12 compelling articles on regenerative medicine in plastic surgery.
The Homeland Security Department also advises gathering basic emergency supplies: flashlight, battery-powered radio, extra batteries, first-aid kit, prescription medicines and toilet articles.
Rep Joe Heck, DO, leverages his emergency medicine skills in Congress.
Chotani, MD, MPH Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine Director, Global Infectious Disease Surveillance and Alert System Johns Hopkins University.
American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
She served as secretary to the Lehigh Valley Residents Association and was a member of the Emergency Medicine Peer Review Committee.
The festivities of Spring Break can quickly turn into a medical crisis if too much alcohol is consumed, according to an emergency medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.
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In science:

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