2 - International Conference in Emergency Medicine and Public Health-Qatar Proceedings
  • ISSN: 1999-7086
  • EISSN: 1999-7094


Emergency Medicine (EM) is an officially recognized medical specialty in over 60 countries, with the rate of specialty recognition accelerating in recent years. EM care delivery systems are specifically focused on managing the acute consequences of non-communicable as well as communicable disease processes, and therefore represent an important public health tool for reducing the present and future global. According to the 2006 World Health Organization studies on the Global Burden of Disease, worldwide demographic and epidemiologic shifts now show non-communicable diseases to have become the single largest cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. At Max Health Care, George Washington University started a 3 years Master course in Emergency (MEM International) since 2008.

Efficacy or value of Emergency Medicine (EM) as a medical specialty and of clinical care delivered by trained emergency physicians. Primary objective: Has MEM Educational program at Max Health Care brought an Improvement in patient care in Max Emergency Department? Secondary objective: Factors which can help in Improving Quality of course. Inclusion criteria: Consultants of any Specialty worked for more than 2 years in Max Health care. Exclusion criteria: Senior resident and Junior resident of other specialty Incompletely filled survey form.

It was an observational study and questionnaire in Annexure 1 was used for the survey. The questionnaire will be given to 49 consultants of various departments in Max Group. Data has shown that 91.86% of Consultants have accepted that the course has brought improvement. Private Health sector has accepted Emergency Medicine as an Individual Specialty. 4 areas of suggestion turned up at final assessment: More hands-on training in Ultrasound Gynecology, Pediatrics and Anesthesia - advised more dedicated training time in their specialties Internal Medicine and Critical Care suggested follow up till discharge. Increased emphasis on communication skills.


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