5th DiMiMED - November 14-15, 2017
This year the 5th DiMiMed conference was held on 14-15 November 2017 in Düsseldorf. The conference themes were: disaster medicine, CBRN, Infectious Diseases, Burns and Traumatology.
The conference was addressed by a representative of the German Surgeon General and the key-note lecture was delivered by LTG Patrick Godart from France. Some highlights were lectures new training model for military doctors in Ireland, on a terrorist attack in Russia, about dengue, lectures on recent developments in therapy of nerve agents poisoning, travelers diarrhea. Also lectures were delivered on new worldwide battlefields and the medical challenges that result from that, and a lecture about ebola. A workshop with lecture and practical training was delivered about the treatment of burns. There were also numerous scientific presentations by the industry, to deliver insight in the developments that will provide new chances in the field for treatment of patients. Several active discussions and questions followed the presentations. This year was the final year of RADM (uh) Christopher Büttner as scientific chairman.