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Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons in Westlake
Types of Injuries Treated with Trauma Medicine vs Emergency Medicine
For people who have inadequate or no medical background, the plethora of medical terms and jargon—and the nuances in the characteristics of medical specialties—can indeed be confusing. Two such terms are “emergency medicine” and “trauma medicine.” They’ve been flung around as though they are synonymous, but the fact of the matter is, they are not….
What Is the Difference Between Emergency Medicine and Trauma Medicine?
Emergency medicine and trauma medicine are usually lumped together because of their seemingly overlapping aspects. However, these two specialties are entirely different. The decision as to whether a patient should be placed in a trauma center or standard emergency room hinges on one’s prevailing situation and/or the evaluation of paramedics. Let’s delve into the distinctions…