“Most primary care physicians report at least one emergency presenting to their office per year. Asthma, anaphylaxis, shock, seizure and cardiac arrest are among the most common adult and childhood emergencies in the office setting.”

2Medical Emergency Preparedness in Office Practice. American Academy of Family Physicians Seth Toback, MD, Washington, Pennsylvania

 


References

2. Sethe L. Toback, "Medical Emergency Preparedness in Office Practice," American Family Physician (2007) Vol. 75, no.11 p.1679 – 1684.