REmergency Medical is the clinical part to provide more comprehensive and effective treatment to the emergency patients who visit emergency room. Chosun University Emergency Medical department, first established in December 1994, is currently composed of 7 professors including 5 Emergency Medical department professors and 2 clinical professors and medical specialists and deal with treatment for about 30,000 emergency patients. Chosun University Emergency Medical department, appointed as a trauma Emergency Medical department in July, 2005, for the second time in Korea and treat numerous diseases and trauma patients. For the efficient and systematic emergency medical service, there are Emergency Medical specialists who are staying for 24 hours for treatment and management of emergency room, and provide rapid treatment to the Emergency Medical department patients as well as patients with various diseases in internal medicine and surgery part. Moreover, we closely cooperate with specialized department to provide final treatment rapidly to the patients with severe diseases such as myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular disease or major trauma which is against the clock by connecting with the concerned specialized departments. Especially, we have established the system to provide rapid and proper treatment to the major trauma patients by cooperating with trauma specialists from major trauma center.
Emergency medical is the area which takes in charge of emergency treatment for acute disease or damage, mass disaster, etc. The first feature of the emergency medical is that it has wide area of treatment all over the clinical areas. Among them cardiovascular pulmonary resuscitation, shock and poisoning can be said the specialized areas for emergency medical department. Emergency medical takes charge of treatment only in emergency room unlike other departments which are divided by each disease and have outpatient clinic and in-patient treatment at the same time.
The second feature of Emergency Medical department in connection with such is that it is the area which is a place and situation oriented area. The study regarding the patient classification and treatment principle for the mass disaster reflects this kind of features very well.
The third feature is that it is a part of medical science as well as social safety network, the first aid system. These features can be seen in the facts that we provide training and supervision for the first aid activities before hospital such as training for 119 emergency, fire fighting school and basic life saving skills for general public.
Basic life saving skills(BLS), advanced cardiac life support(ACLS), advanced trauma life support(ATLS), Pediatric advanced life support(PALS), hypothermic inducing treatment, etc.
24 hours one-stop emergency tests are available as there are independent clinical pathology room, CT room, mobile ultrasonic wave, etc.
Professor Jo Nam Su, Professor Jo Su Hyeong, Professor Kim Seon Pyo, Professor Kim Seong Jung, Professor Park Yong Jin, Professor Seon Kyoung Hun, Professor Kim Dong Hwan