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Emergency medicine or accident and emergency?
  1. Ian K Dukes
  1. Emergency Department, Russells Hall Hospital, Pensnett Road, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HQ, UK (

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    Editor,—What is emergency medicine? Is it the speciality that provides “The care of emergency patients . . . by specially trained doctors who deliver a wide range of services for all patients presenting to a separate emergency department” including “The initial assessment and early treatment in resuscitation, trauma, medical and paediatric emergency” and “ acute parts …

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