ER Doctor Info
ER Doctor Summary:
An ER doctor provides treatment to patients in emergency situations. An ER doctor typically works in either a hospital or other primary care center and is available all hours of the day and night to treat incoming patients. As an ER doctor, they must be quick-witted and knowledgeable in all areas of medicine because they never know what they will see during a work shift. An ER doctor is trained to treat a broad spectrum of illnesses and injuries, some of which may be life-threatening and require immediate attention.
ER Doctor FAQs:
What is an
An ER Doctor is a physician who treats patients in emergency situations or if they are in a life-threatening and critical state. An ER Doctor treats patients of all ages for a wide array of injuries and illnesses.
Where does an ER doctor typically work?
An ER Doctor usually works in a hospital or primary care setting. An ER Doctor must be in a well-equipped facility to administer a variety of tests and be able to perform emergency procedures at a moments notice.
What are some common critical conditions that an ER doctor will have to handle during a shift?
There are a multitude of illness or injuries an ER Doctor must be ready for at a moments notice. Some of the more common conditions ER Doctors may see however include cardiac arrest, heart attacks, mental illness, trauma such as a car accident, and asthma and COPD.
How do I find an ER Doctor in my city and state?
The Wellness.com directory will help you locate an ER Doctor in your state. Select ER Doctor from the professionals menu and select the state that you are looking to locate an ER Doctor in. After you have located your state, find the city that you will need an ER Doctor in. Select the state and city and you will see a list of ER Doctors in your city and state.
ER Doctor Related Terms:
emergency medicine, emergency room, critical care, hospital, ambulatory, medical care, ER, ER doctor