List of medical emergencies

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The following is a list of conditions that constitute a possible medical emergency and may require immediate first aid, emergency room care, surgery, or care by a physician or nurse. Not all medical emergencies listed below are life-threatening; some conditions require medical attention in order to prevent significant and long-lasting effects on physical or mental health.

Injury and illness[edit]

Infections[edit]

+ Neutropenic sepsis

Cardiac and circulatory[edit]

Metabolic[edit]

Neurological and Neurosurgical[edit]

Psychiatric[edit]

Ophthalmological[edit]

Respiratory[edit]

Shock[edit]

Obstetrics[edit]

Urological, andrological, and gynecologic[edit]