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Creating a New Standard for Emergency Care

2017 16 Jun

Point-of-care ultrasound is helping clinicians at the Great North Trauma and Emergency Centre to assess a wide range of patientsPoint-of-care (POC) ultrasound is now commonly used in emergency departments throughout the UK. These instruments provide valuable insight for the assessment of both trauma and non-trauma patients, as well as helping to guide... Read more

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#ESAGeneva: Emergency Medicine in Space

2017 05 Jun

At the Euroanaesthesia Congress in Geneva this year, experts discussed the unusual and challenging problem of performing emergency medical procedures during space missions. Dr Matthieu Komorowski, Consultant in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK explains that there are missions planned to the Moon and Mars in the coming... Read more

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Streamlining Management of Cardiac Arrest with the Aid of Point-of-Care Ultrasound

2017 29 May

Point-of-care ultrasound plays an important role in the emergency sector, enabling hospital clinicians and paramedics responding to an urgent call for medical assistance to assess a patient’s condition. Dr Matthew Reed, an Emergency Medicine consultant at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, explained how ultrasound contributes to the management of cardiac... Read more

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3 Uses for Drones in Emergency Medicine

2017 11 Feb

1. Search for Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Drowning Victims Using a drone to locate submerged drowning victims could save time  by transmitting aerial video of the search area to a tablet. A simulated study from Scandinavia (Claesson et al. 2017), of 20 searches for a manikin using a drone compared to a search party of lifesavers alone, found that... Read more

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ERC Congress-Resuscitation 2017

2017 11 Jan

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Swedish Society for Emergency Medicine 2017-SWEETS 2017

2016 28 Dec

SWESEM is the Swedish Society for Emergency Medicine, the national association for Swedish Emergency Physicians. We are happy to see Emergency Medicine become a primary specialty in Sweden 2015. Find SWESEM on Social Media     Read more