Acute Medicine


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Acute Medicine

That area of general (internal) medicine concerned with the immediate and early specialist management of adult patients with a wide range of medical conditions who present in hospital as emergencies.
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It comes after Dr Mark Holland, the president of the Society for Acute Medicine, warned that A&E units are facing a "perfect storm" which will heap on the pressure in the build-up to winter.
Society for Acute Medicine Dr Mark Holland said the planned junior doctor's strike along with staff shortages could bring A&Es to their "tipping point".
The acute medicine team at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital won the acute medicine category at the Hospital Doctor Awards 2004.
Instead, the hospital will become a "beacon site" for developing a new model of acute medicine, which would strengthen care for older people and those with chronic conditions.
Work is progressing well on the new Urgent Care and Trauma centre (UCAT) and has now passed the halfway point to create the most modern urgent care, trauma and acute medicine facilities in the North West at Fazakerley.
The facility will become a "beacon site" for developing a new model of acute medicine and will also play a role in diagnostics, outpatient and day case (ambulatory) care across South Wales.
Acute medicine departments are also struggling to fill vacancies, with only nine out of 22 being filled.
When she qualifies, Jo is considering a career in acute medicine with expedition medicine.
Chris Reid, a doctor in acute medicine, said: "We left the restaurant feeling fine.
The hospital will comprise intensive care units (ICU), operation theatres, diagnostic services, acute medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics, disaster medicine and medical education system.
Dr Alexandra Wu, Clinical Director, Acute Medicine, Health Services for Elderly People and Respiratory Medicine, The Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
He had decided to specialise in acute medicine, which has a high burn-out rate among junior doctors, and was part of the emergency crash crew.

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