Short Report

An Observation on Two Hospitals in America


  • Uğur Lök

Received Date: 16.07.2012 Accepted Date: 19.10.2012 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2012;11(4):253-257

I went to New York Universty Suny Downstate Medikal Centre and Kings County Hospital Emergeny Department in the United States of America according to the 39th article of the Turkish Higher Education Institution law for investigations and observations between December 2011 and March 2012 for three months. I investigated the emergency medical system,emergency medicine residency trainings, ultrasound and the emergency room patient triage system. The aim of this article is to share knowledge, which I acquired by investigations and observations that may be helpful,with the emergency room community and doctors l. This article was composed of completely my personal observations and no other.

Keywords: Emergency medicine, United States, observation