Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Overview

An emergency physician who has special qualifications to manage emergencies in infants and children. They focus 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 pediatric emergency medicine physician provides immediate recognition, evaluation, care, stabilization and disposition of infants and children in response to acute illness and injury.

Subspecialty of Emergency Medicine

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