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Battlefield Healthcare 2010

Added by IQPC on 2009-12-08

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-03-23
Last Date Last Day: 2010-03-25

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: _
Email Email: enquire@defenceiq.com
Address Address: Maritim Hotel, Munich, Germany
Phone Tel: +44 207 368 9300

Conference Description:

The Battlefield Healthcare conference has been held annually in Europe since 2007 and with delegates from 16 countries attending the last meeting in March 2009, it is widely considered to be the most influential and important combat casualty care conference in Europe.
Defence IQ’s Battlefield Healthcare 2010 will provide an opportunity for key figures in the military medical community to share operational updates, future requirements, and new medical techniques in pre operative care, surgery and rehabilitation. Key discussions will focus on:

• Feedback from front line casualty care in Afghanistan including, tactical medicine, lessons from the RAF MERT, Role One Facility and Camp Bastion Field Hospital
• Assessment of the latest advances into polytrauma response, including the treatment of Junctional injuries, Damage control Radiology, limb salvage and Apheresis capability
• Key briefings on the efforts to develop comprehensive and multidiscipline recovery programmes for casualties when the reach home nations, with insights into Role Four capability and Headley Court rehabilitation centre in the UK
• Special focus into the latest treatments and understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) during the focus day, with contributions from the IDF, US DoD and German Armed Forces

The 2010 Speaker Panel includes:

• Colonel Tim Hodgetts, Defence Professor of Emergency Medicine, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, UK MoD
• Colonel George F. Nussbaum PhD, RN Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Nursing Uniformed Services University
• Colonel Dr. Ruediger Trapp, Assistant Chief of Staff G3, Joint Medical Forces Command, Bundeswehr
• Colonel Heidi Doughety, Blood Transfusion Consultant, Selly Oak Hospital, UK MoD
• Colonel (Prof. Dr.) Ulrich Kunz, Head of Neurosurgical Department of Armed Forces Hospital Ulm, Bundeswehr
• Dr. Ishay Ostfeld MD MHA Cardiothoracic Surgeon Commander SUMA (Israeli Defence Force Special Units Medical Administration) IDF
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