Military-Medicine Journal
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Military-Medicine Journal

The Military-Medicine Journal is an international source of thought and debate on the topic of ‘military medical services in support of national security objectives’. The Journal publishes research papers, literature reviews, academic analyses and opinion pieces. This Journal complements more academic publications on bio-medical sciences as ... more

M3-EPS: A Surge Capacity Concept for Pandemics and Crises
Article: Rico Maderthoner Commander j.g. (OF-3) DEU Navy

M3-EPS: A Surge Capacity Concept for Pandemics and Crises

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The Multinational Medical Coordination Centre / European Medical Command (MMCC/EMC) in Koblenz has responded to the challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic by developing a comprehensive modular concept for dealing with pandemics and crises. This concept comprises a total of seven modules, some of which can function independently, ... more

Resilient Response 2020
Article: LTC Dr. Maren Kosak

Resilient Response 2020

A web-based wargame with a focus on pandemic response and hybrid threats

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Medical Biodefense Conference 2021
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Medical Biodefense Conference 2021

The Bundeswehr Institute Microbiology organized the Medical Biodefense Conference, which took place in Munich from 28 September - 1 October 2021.

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On track towards FOC
Report: Brigadier General Dr Stefan Kowitz, MD

On track towards FOC

The Director of the Multinational Medical Coordination Center/ European Medical Command (MMCC/EMC), Brigadier General Dr. Stefan Kowitz, reflects upon a successful year of growth and the advancement of a multitude of projects undertaken by the organization located in Koblenz. For the next few months, its primary focus is the establishment of the situation ... more

Hyaluronic acid active substance combinations: The all-purpose weapons in local wound treatment
Article: Author: Dr. med. Claus von Schroeder, Facharzt für Allgemeinmedizin, Im Hagen 15, 29549 Bad Bevensen

Hyaluronic acid active substance combinations: The all-purpose weapons in local wound treatment

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The efficacy of hyaluronic acid in combination with an antiseptic - experience from acute military-based wound care
Article: Martin Oberreiter, MD, PHD; Michal Plodr, MD, PhD; Vojtěch Pavlík, MSc

The efficacy of hyaluronic acid in combination with an antiseptic - experience from acute military-based wound care

Hyaluronic acid as an essential component of wound healing

Hyaluronic acid (HA) is a natural constituent of human skin, where it forms a network with proteins that bind to HA and helps to maintain skin mechanical properties. (1) In addition, HA plays a structural role by retaining water, thereby maintaining a moist environment, which is critical for successful wound healing. Even Galen, a physician treating ... more

Bipolar air purification
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Bipolar air purification

Like in nature through ionization

Bipolar ionization:

Ionization is the name of any process in which one or more electrons are removed from an atom or molecule so that the atom or molecule remains as a positively charged ion. ... more

DiaSys: Universally applicable assay for antibody determination in COVID-19
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DiaSys: Universally applicable assay for antibody determination in COVID-19

At the beginning of this year, DiaSys Diagnostic Systems, a medium-sized diagnostics company based in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, has expanded its portfolio by an immunoturbidimetric test for quantitative determination of total antibodies in COVID-19. This universally applicable total
antibody test, called SARS-CoV-2 UTAB FS (UTAB = Universal Total ... more

Maximum protection of troops provided by antiviral 5log masks
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Maximum protection of troops provided by antiviral 5log masks

Soldiers in the German army require a mask that is not only comfortable to wear for longer periods of time but most importantly offers the highest protection from Covid-19 and with it a potential spread of this virus amongst the troops. ... more

Article: Michael Spivock, PatrickGagnona, Tara Reilly, Phillip Newton, Barry Stockbrugger, Rachel Blacklock, ­Denis Couturier, Daryl Allard

Health and Fitness Promotion in a Military Setting: The Canadian Perspective

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Article: Karl E. Friedl (U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Natick, MA)

Military Operational Readiness in the Digital Generation

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Special Print 2020
Article: EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDICAL SERVICE (EMMS) 2020

Special Print 2020

We are pleased to present you the announced 3rd edition of the EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDICAL SERVICES.

We are pleased to present you the announced 3rd edition of the EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDICAL SERVICES, with which we are now in its third year accompanying the European military medical services in the establishment of the Military Medical Coordination Center and thus supporting the exchange of knowledge and experience. Especially the article Covid shows how ... more

Masimo and MS Westfalia GmbH (MSW) Expand Partnership
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Masimo and MS Westfalia GmbH (MSW) Expand Partnership

Masimo and MS Westfalia GmbH (MSW) Expand Partnership to Add Masimo SedLine® Brain Function Monitoring, O3® Regional Oximetry, and Oxygen Reserve Index (ORi™) to the MSW Modular Point-of-Care Hybrid Jenny.

Jenny Combines Ventilation and Multi-Parameter Monitoring and Defibrillation in a Single Point-of-Care Device, Including Masimo rainbow SET® Measurements, NomoLine® Capnography, and now Brain Monitoring Technologies – The World’s First All-in-One Solution of Its Kind ... more

60  years of successful german-french cooperation
Article: MCS (OF6) Didier LANTERI, MC (OF5) David LACASSAGNE, Oberstarzt (OF5) Egon RITTER

60 years of successful german-french cooperation

On 29th February 1960, in response to the Agadir earthquake, the Bundeswehr Medical Service joined its French counterpart on a theatre of operations for the first time, assisting in the relief efforts. Since then, based on the Elysée Treaty (1963), military cooperation between Germany and France has developed significantly over the years, including in the ... more

THE CULTURAL CHALLENGE OF LEADING IN MILITARY MEDICINE
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THE CULTURAL CHALLENGE OF LEADING IN MILITARY MEDICINE

Lt Gen (Rtd) Professor Martin CM Bricknell CB OStJ PhD DM MBA MA MedSci

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Anaesthesia for Overseas Operations: UK Military Guidelines
Report: Lt Col N T Tarmey RAMC, Maj C L Park RAMC, Lt Col M Fox RAMC, Lt Col T Lowes RAMC, Surg Cdr A Mellor Royal Navy, Col P F Mahoney L/RAMC

Anaesthesia for Overseas Operations: UK Military Guidelines

The aim of this article is to share our recent experience of deployed military anaesthesia with the international community. In the United Kingdom Defence Medical Services (UK-DMS) we have recently completed a major revision of our Clinical Guidelines for Operations (CGOs). These guidelines aim to provide practical, concise guidance for deployed ... more

citizenAID®: A life saving principle
Article: Herron, JBT; Hay-David, AGC; Gilliam, AD; Hodgetts, TJ.

citizenAID®: A life saving principle

Since the London Bombings on 07/07/2005, terror attacks have made a resurgence in Great Britain: with 122 terrorism related attacks and 42 deaths in 2017 (1), and, a tactical shift towards the targeting of civilians in marauding terrorist attacks or vehicle based attacks (2). When a terrorist incident occurs, the police cannot guarantee the safety of any ... more

Continuous Improvement in Healthcare Support to Operations
Report: MCM Bricknell, RF Cordell (UK)

Continuous Improvement in Healthcare Support to Operations

This paper discusses the emerging concept of Continuous Improvement in Healthcare Support to Operations (CIHSO) recently introduced within NATO. It starts by summarising the developments in NATO policy regarding clinical governance and how this has evolved into CIHSO before examining the operational aspects of CIHSO within the Plan-Refine-Execute (PRE) ... more

Report: MISETA, T.F. MOLNÁR, S. RENDEKI (HUNGARY)

Potential Role of University Medical Schools in Civil-Military Cooperation (CiMiC)

The Pécs University (Hungary) Experience

The University of Pécs Medical School in Hungary developed the cooperation between military and civilian medicine as an ongoing issue. The Medical University provided much-needed theoretical backup to practice oriented military medicine. The university supported basic/introductionary training courses for young doctors enrolled into the compulsory national ... more

Special Print 2019
Article: EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMMS) 2019

Special Print 2019

We are pleased to present to you the announced 2nd edition of the EUROPEAN MILITARY MEDICAL SERVICES.

After the publication of the first edition last year, we received a lot of positive feedback for our decision to accompany the allied European Military Medical Services in their efforts to come closer together. This has further spurred us on, and now you can follow the current developments. ... more