In our study, only 32% of emergency physicians
had used an alcoholism screening tool like the CAGE or AUDIT at least once in the past year.
Dr Mehdi Davoudi, the emergency physician
, said: "We have dealt with cases of near drowning, cardiac arrest, trauma, seizures among others.
In the UK, emergency physicians
are struggling to get rid of the term Accident and Emergency Department' and have it become 'Emergency Department' alone--but at least these colleagues work in a department!
Kirsch, M.D, an emergency physician
and associate professor, and Julius Cuong Pham, M.D., an emergency physician
and assistant professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, analyzed the data.
Overall, emergency physicians
took care of 11% of all ambulatory care visits, yet make up only 4% of the physician workforce, the authors said.
Knapp, professor of pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a pediatric emergency physician
at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
(2003) found that increased emergency physician
coverage, designation of physician coordinators, and new hospital policies regarding laboratory, consultation, and admission procedures reduced mean LOS for ED discharged patients from 13.8 to 5.9 hours.
He is board-certified in emergency medicine and has served as an emergency physician
for the U.S.
Hawkins, MD is an emergency physician
and EMS medical director in North Carolina.
Mayer, who works in emergency physician
services and physician leadership and management, and Cates, an emergency department physician and leader, explain how to create a culture of customer service in a health care institution.
(11) This seemed to echo our observations that emergency and trauma units lacked emergency physician
Gardner, ACEP president and an emergency physician
at Parkland Hospital in Dallas.