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Early Bird Registration for EUSEM 2024 is NOW OPEN!

We are thrilled to announce that early bird registration for the upcoming EUSEM Congress 2024 is now open! This is your gateway to the latest advancements and insights in Emergency Medicine! You can now secure your space at a special rate and enjoy the exclusive benefits of your EUSEM membership.…

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Breaking news: Emergency Medicine Takes a New Turn in the Netherlands

On the 26 October 2023, we received the incredible news that the Dutch Society for Emergency Medicine (NVSHA) had received confirmation from the Ministry of Health that Emergency Medicine has been officially recognised as a primary specialty in the Netherlands. This achievement has come about as a result of the…

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New publication: Status of the specialty Emergency Medicine in Europe

By Wilhelm Behringer (a) and Ruth Brown (b) aDepartment of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria and and bImperial College Healthcare NHS trust, UKCorrespondence to Wilhelm Behringer, MD, MBA, MSc, Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University Vienna, Vienna General Hospital Received 28 July 2023 Accepted 29 July 2023. Extract Emergency Medicine is…

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PRESS RELEASE Identifying sepsis: only two out of four recommended screening tools are useful Paramedics and emergency doctors almost never suspect sepsis

Embargo: 00.01 hrs CEST on Wednesday 20 September 2023 Barcelona, Spain: Two out of the four internationally-recommended screening tools used by emergency medical services are inadequate for recognising sepsis, according to new research presented at the European Emergency Medicine Congress today (Wednesday). Mrs Silke Piedmont, a health scientist at the…

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PRESS RELEASE Patients visiting emergency departments because of alcohol abuse are more likely to make return visits and to die in the following decades

Embargo: 00.01 hrs CEST on Tuesday 19 September 2023 Barcelona, Spain: People who come to emergency departments with alcohol-related diseases or conditions are more likely to make return visits and to die in the following 20 years, than people who come to emergency departments for other reasons, according to new…

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PRESS RELEASE Ultrasound scans by doctors in emergency departments to diagnose deep vein thrombosis halve patients’ stay and may help to reduce over-crowding

Embargo: 00.01 hrs CEST on Monday 18 September 2023   Barcelona, Spain: If doctors in hospital emergency departments are trained to carry out ultrasound on patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis (DVT), they can nearly halve the time the patients spend in these departments. Dr Ossi Hannula, an emergency medicine…

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