Frequently Asked Questions
Emergency Doctor Overview
An emergency doctor is an expert of urgent care. They treat anybody who comes to an emergency room/ emergency department and can manage any and every concern that requires immediate care.
Types of Treatment Offered by Emergency Doctors
Emergency doctors handle treatment for concerns like
- Broken bones
- Eye injuries
- Cuts and burns
- Fevers, sore throats and coughs
Are emergency medicine doctors surgeons?
Emergency medicine physicians who specialise in surgery are called Trauma surgeons. Trauma surgeons are specialists trained extensively in surgical procedures and know how to manage a variety of injuries.
What do I expect at the Emergency Room?
In emergency departments, life threatening issues are given the utmost importance. Information about you will be taken so that the staff can prioritise your needs accordingly.
What Does an Emergency Medicine Doctor Do?
Emergency doctors assess and treat people suffering from a range of conditions like minor cuts and bruises, scrapes, burns to appendicitis and more. They also treat patients suffering from trauma. They stabilise patients and assess the next steps.
What are the reasons to see an emergency medicine doctor?
Some reasons to see an emergency doctor are:
- Breathing difficulties
- Rashes, cuts, bruises, burns, sprains, strains, fractures
- Heavy bleeding
- Stroke symptoms
- Severe cold and flu
- Ear infections
- Food poisoning
- Severe headaches
- Chest pain
- Head, neck or spine injury