Emergency medicine-the specialty.

  title={Emergency medicine-the specialty.},
  author={Timothy Hudson Rainer},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  volume={6 3},
The perception of emergency medicine as a defined specialty may vary widely in different locations around the world. While no single emergency medical system can fulfil the needs of all countries, there are three main models of delivery: the European model, the Anglo-American model, and the neglect model. This article reviews aspects of emergency medical systems around the world and compares the European and Anglo-American models of emergency care. The current state of emergency medicine in… CONTINUE READING