Callaham, Michael Emergency Medical Services, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California.
- Prehospital care
- Trauma care
- Burn care
- Management of cardiac arrest
- Treatment of poisoning
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The medical specialty that comprises the immediate decision making and action necessary to prevent death or further disability under emergency conditions. It is based primarily in hospital emergency departments, but with extensive responsibilities for supervising emergency medical systems outside the hospital (paramedics).
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