Report: F. Hengstermann
Experiences of a medical officer serving with the Task Force Kunduz in 2011
Article: MCM Bricknell1, CE Beardmore2
Report: V. MCALISTER (CANADA)
Article: R. MEIJERING (RNLAF)
In the MCIF issue 1/2010 an article was published called “Multinational Approach in Medical support to NATO Operations”. In this article the author, Col Dr Fazekas, explains the need for multinational cooperation and the definition of standards for Multinational Medical Units to ensure minimum quality requirements. This need resulted in the development of the AMedP-27, the NATO Medical Evaluation Manual and the promulgation of its covering STANAG 2650 in 2010.
Report: H.-U. HOLTHERM (GERMANY)
At the 2002 NATO Summit still under the impression of the terror attacks in the United States, decisive capability gaps were shown to exist within NATO. Among other issues, warnings were raised about the lack in capability for the near-real-time (NRT) detection of disease outbreaks and the determination of whether these outbreaks are to be attributed to the use of biological weaponry or to natural causes. Since 2003, under the lead of NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT), existing capabilities and systems of NATO partners have therefore been identified and examined as to their suitability for operational use in NATO deployments.
Article: C. v. SEE, C. KÜHLHORN, F. HELLWIG, N.-C. GELLRICH (GERMANY)
A critical review
Article: R. van der Meer, MD (NL)
The Article is based on a lecture, delivered during the 40th ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine, 7-12 Dec 2013, Jeddah, Saudi-Arabia.
Report: DUAN LianNing, LUO Yuan, LU ChengRong, XU XianRong, WANG JianChang
The aim of this paper is to analyze the characteristics of hematological diseases in 83 Air Force aircrews and investigate its relationship to their flying ability and medical evaluation. Our results suggest that most aircrew patients can return to flying position after treatment except malignant or progressive diseases. The medical evaluation should be made according to the nature and prognosis of disease，therapeutic efficacy, as well as the flying airplane type.
Article: J. Meyer, J. Koch, O. Krieter (Germany)
NATO-Accredited Training for Civilian Healthcare Providers and Military Medical Personnel
Article: Patrick Leander Scheid
Article: Master Sergeant (OR-8, Paramedic) Tobias Uebel Squad Leader, Second Company Medical Training Regiment; LTC MC (OF-4, DD, GS) Dr. Rolf v. Uslar Commander Medical Training Regiment
The links of the land-based evacuation chain
Report: MCM Bricknell, LM Kelly
This paper discusses the principles of tactical aeromedical evacuation (TACEVAC) planning and execution with specific consideration of the command and control arrangements for TACEVAC. UK personnel may be familiar with TACEVAC procedures using UK national aircraft and aeromedical evacuation crews between national medical facilities. Recent operations, most particularly in Afghanistan, have illustrated the requirement to understand TACEVAC within a multi-national context as both our military hospitals have moved patients using other nations aircraft and medical escort crews, and UK aeromedical aircraft and crews have moved other nations’ patients.
Report: OF-2 Peter JAGADICS (HUN A)
NATO Patient Evacuation Coordination Cell (PECC) Course – COE-MED-M4-008
Article: V. PAVLIK, J. FAJFROVÁ (CZECH REPUBLIC)
From the department of military hygiene, Faculty of Military Health Sciences University of Defence, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Report: J. Hoitz
German Armed Forces run five military hospitals. One is located the North of Germany in Hamburg, the beautiful and well-known german harbour city.
Report: C. E. CORLISS (UNITED STATES)
As training resources and time become increasingly scarce new training methods and venues must be utilized to ensure mission readiness of Aerovac units to Airlift Wounded Warriors.
Report: W. Toepfer
Humanitarian aid in TUNESIA in February/March 2011 – Medical service experiences from the point of view of the German Navy
Article: CAPT(R) Stephan Hofmeister, MD CIOMR International Vice President (2010-2012)
CIOMR (Interallied Confederation of Medical Reserve Officers) is developing rapidly from a cold war reserve officer organization mainly ensuring mutual understanding and deepening international bonds to a modern provider of information and international network platform for medical specialist in the military reserves.
Article: P. JAGADICS (HUN A)
NATO Emergency Medical Pre-deployment Team Training
Article: B. Wölke
Bumps, bruises, and third-degree burns – just like their colleagues on dry land, naval physicians have to be ready for anything.
Article: B. Kadlec
LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE FIRST PUBLIC SECTOR ISO 15189 ACCREDITED LABORATORY IN GHANA.
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