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Nepalese Military Medical Service

Directorate General of Medical Services is the highest authority to oversee the medical services within the Nepalese Army. Medical services in Nepalese Army started in 1925 with the establishment of Tri Chandra Military Hospital in Kathmandu. Later in 1990, the establishment of 490 bedded multispeciality Shree Birendra Hospital in Chhauni, Kathmandu commemorates the expanding medical services in the organization.

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Article: I. TRIHAPSORO (INDONESIA)

Indonesia Medical Assistance to the Democratic Republic of Timor Leste

A Friendship for the Present and Future

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Article: I. TRIHAPSORO (INDONESIA)

TNI Medical Services to Indonesia’s Outer Islands

The unforgettable journeys visiting brothers and sisters

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From Hero to Pro - Change in attitude towards mental illness in deployed soldiers using the preventive computer program CHARLY

From the German Armed Forces Hospital Berlin¹ (Commanding Officer Navy Captain (MC) Dr. Knut Reuter) and from the Joint Support Office Bonn² (Commanding Officer Major General Werner Weisenburger) Ulrich Wesemann¹, Jens T. Kowalski², Peter L. Zimmermann¹, Heinrich Rau¹, Patric Muschner¹, Sebastian Lorenz¹, Kai Köhler¹ und Gerd-Dieter Willmund¹ WMM, Volume 60 (Issue 1/2016: P. 2-7) Scientific article

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Changes of Personal Values in Deployed German Armed Forces Soldiers with Psychiatric Disorders

From the German Armed Forces Hospital Berlin, Psychotrauma Center¹, Head of Department: Colonel (MC) Dr. Peter Zimmermann, Commanding Officer of the Hospital: Navy Captain (MC) Dr. Knut Reuter; and from the German Armed Forces Protestant Clergy Headquarters², Combined Forces; Head: Generaldekan Matthias Heimer Peter Zimmermann¹, Christian Fischer², Sebastian Lorenz¹, Christina Alliger-Horn¹ WMM, Volume 60 (Issue 1/2016: S. 8-14) Scientific article

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Article: F. M. JAKOBS, J. FRISCHMUTH, U. KREUTZMANN, A. WERNER (GERMANY)

Flying with Night Vision Devices

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Article: B. Mattiesen (GERMANY)

End of ISAF Mission

End of a Period: The Last Flag Officer Medical Advisor in Kabul

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Report: MCM Bricknell, E-J Grigson (UK)

International Engagement with the Indigenous Health Sector

This paper presents observations from the engagement of international military medical services with the Afghan security forces medical services.

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Article: H. S. Bhatoe (India)

Neurosurgical Treatment in the Field

Retained Intracranial Splinters: A Review

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Report: L. WOLFF (Us)

Orthopedics on Deployment

Orthopedics in the Austere Environment – Thinking “Outside the Box"

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Article: M.C.M. Bricknell, A.G. Johnson (UK)

Forward Medical Evacuation

This paper discusses the principles of medical evacuation planning and execution with specific consideration of the command and control arrangements for Forward medical evacuation. The current operational context has focused efforts on helicopter medical evacuation as the main evacuation element of the pre-hospital military medical care system rather than the ground ambulance. This paper complements the significant number of papers recently published by RAMC clinical staff on pre-hospital care.

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Report: A. Spiegel (Germany)

Neurosurgical Emergency on the Frigate Bremen

A Case of life-threatening symptoms of intracranial pressure in a saylor onboard the frigate Bremen deployed in the Indian Ocean

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Interview: The Polish Armed Forces Military Medical Service

Interview with Colonel MC Dziegielewski MD, Surgeon General Polish Military Medical Service

Both the armed forces and medical services of Poland have been an active participant in international missions for many years. MCIF is very grateful to Colonel Dziegielewski, Surgeon General of the Polish Military Medical Service, to have granted the following interview.

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Article: MCM Bricknell1, NM dos Santos2

Executing Military Medical Operations

This paper concentrates on the regulation of casualties through the medical system. It considers the casualty flow throughout the system looking at how demand (or access), capacity and evacuation must be balanced. If the balance is broken, either the medical system has been over-resourced, which is inefficient, or the medical system has been overwhelmed, which is ineffective. Finally the paper discusses how the medical system should respond to a casualty surge.

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Article: J. BACKUS, KAHNERT (GERMANY)

Protected Patient Transport in the German Armed Forces

Synopsis of protected vehicles for the surface transport of wounded personnel

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