Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM): It’s a medical subspecialty of both pediatrics and emergency medicine. It involves the care of children’s acute or critical illnesses and injuries that require abrupt medical attention.
Basically emergency physicians practice in hospital emergency departments, pre-hospital settings via intensive care units and emergency medical services and urgent care clinics. Sub-disciplines of emergency medicine include medical toxicology, disaster medicine, ultrasonography, hyperbaric medicine, critical care medicine, palliative care, sports medicine, or aerospace medicine. Yearly pediatric emergency physicians in the U.S. make an average of $273,683.
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