Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 4

What ER physicians expects from neurologist

Tomoki Nakamori, M.D., Ph.D.1)

1)Critical Care and Emergency Center, Yokohama Rosai Hospital

The management of the Department of Emergency (ER) depends on greatly the views over the area which a hospital locates, and the organization of each hospital. The North American style ER has to treat many patients who show the neurological symptoms and neurological diseases. However, neurological examination is the special skill of the neurologist, and it takes long time to teach others. In our hospital, the neurologist and ER physicians took into consideration cooperatively the corresponding method to treat the high frequent neurological symptoms which ER physicians were not good at. And this trial was concluded successfully. In this paper, we show our trial.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 53: 1373|1375, 2013)
key words: ER management, ER physician, vertigo, dizziness, neuroemergency

(Received: 1-Jun-13)