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Surgical emergency is a medical emergency for which immediate surgical intervention is the only way to solve the problem successfully.

The following conditions are surgical emergencies:

Cardiothoracic

Gastrointestinal

Genitourinary

Gynaecological

Neurological/Ophthalmic

Vascular

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ReferencesEdit

  • Monson JRT, Duthie G, O'Malley K (Eds.). Surgical Emergencies. Blackwell Science (UK), 1999. ISBN 0-632-05047-0