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  • Addiction Medicine
    by Joseph Cuthbertson on januar 5, 2017 at 12:50 am

    Post written by: Dr. William Bograkos, MA, DO, FACOEP, FACOFP Chair, WADEM Osteopathic Physicians Section; President, AOAAM THE BEAST The November 2016 edition of “EM News” published an article titled “Carfentanil, the New Beast on the Block.”1 Emergency Medicine News targets our colleagues in emergency medicine, emergency medical services, acute care, Tactical Emergency Medical Support, The post Addiction Medicine appeared first on WADEM.

  • The WADEM Oceania Chapter, Who are We?
    by Joseph Cuthbertson on september 17, 2016 at 4:13 am

    Recent WADEM Oceania committee discussions have considered what the chapters core business is and whom the chapter interacts with. This has provided the opportunity to revisit the original WADEM Chapter proposal that sought to define, what, and who WADEM Oceania is. (Original WADEM Chapter proposal) The term “Oceania” was originally used to indicate the intended The post The WADEM Oceania Chapter, Who are We? appeared first on WADEM.

  • Disaster Ultrasound
    by Joseph Cuthbertson on juni 20, 2016 at 12:15 pm

    Post written by: Dr. Sanjeev Bhoi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMMS) Point of care sonography (POCS) done by clinicians has become popular over the past two decades1. Its use has been described as an adjunct to physical examination during resuscitation 2.Ultrasound has also been shown to be useful to emergency care providers with The post Disaster Ultrasound appeared first on WADEM.

  • ICE: A Societal Disaster
    by Joseph Cuthbertson on mai 4, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    The impact of drug trade and usage upon society is rapidly increasing. In 2012, the Australian Institute of Criminology reported Oceania as having the highest global usage and trade of methamphetamine, also known as ICE1. In Indonesia, President Joko Widodo has stated that, “Indonesia is in a state of emergency with regard to drug use.2” The post ICE: A Societal Disaster appeared first on WADEM.

  • Tactical Emergency Medical Support
    by Joseph Cuthbertson on mai 4, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    The nature and type of risk to responders in both developed and developing countries is evolving and increasing. In the humanitarian setting this has led to programmes such as the “Health care in Danger” (HCID) initiative, intended to raise awareness and concern, and improve field practices and international response to acts of violence towards health The post Tactical Emergency Medical Support appeared first on WADEM.