The Emergency Medicine. Yesterday, today and tomorrow

Journal title SALUTE E SOCIETÀ
Author/s Emanuele Guglielmelli
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2014/2EN Language English
Pages 17 P. 65-81 File size 312 KB
DOI 10.3280/SES2014-002006EN
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The author presents a brief overview of historicale and legislation that comes to the present day and that shows how it has evolved emergency medicine and emergency department with particular reference to what happened at the San Camillo Hospital. Are presented some purview concerning the role of Emergency medicine within the hospital system and are considered the effects of an emergency department overcrowding leads on patients and operators from the point of view of clinical, economic, ethical and moral.

Keywords: Emergency room, semintensive care unit, emergency department, crowding, differentiated intensity of hospital care, bioethic

Emanuele Guglielmelli, The Emergency Medicine. Yesterday, today and tomorrow in "SALUTE E SOCIETÀ" 2EN/2014, pp 65-81, DOI: 10.3280/SES2014-002006EN