DNB - Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine (EM) is a vital specialty which provides an essential service for patients
and communities and fulfils a unique and crucial remit within the national healthcare system.
International Federation for Emergency Medicine defines Emergency Medicine (EM) as a
field of practice based on the knowledge and skills required for the prevention, diagnosis and
management of acute and urgent aspects of illness and injury affecting patients of all age
groups with a full spectrum of undifferentiated physical and behavioral disorders. It further
encompasses an understanding of the development of pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency
medical systems and the skills necessary for this development.