Military-Medicine Journal
Abstracts

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

Paris Special Operation Forces Combat Medical Care Conference
Report

Paris Special Operation Forces Combat Medical Care Conference

Two days of an exciting event are over…

The „Paris Special Operation Forces Combat Medical Care Conference“ took place for the first time in a historic venue
in the heart of Paris from 20.-21. October 2022. The location Val-de-Grâce is a military educational institution that coordinates all medical and paramedical trainings of the ... more

Committed to Innovation - Dedicated to Improving Patients' Lives
Video: MediWound Germany GmbH

Committed to Innovation - Dedicated to Improving Patients' Lives

MediWound is a biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes novel, cost effective, biotherapeutic solutions for tissue repair and regeneration.

NexoBrid®, our commercial orphan biological product for eschar removal of severe thermal burns, is a bromelain-based biological product containing a sterile mixture of proteolytic enzymes that selectively removes burn eschar within four hours and does not harm surrounding viable tissue. ... more

Application of two test kits for microbiological water monitoring under harsh conditions – a pilot study
Article: Fabian Taube, Folke Cerenius, Karl Kristian Faksvåg, Hillary Limo, Amir Khorram-Manesh

Application of two test kits for microbiological water monitoring under harsh conditions – a pilot study

Background: Emergencies confront civilian and military healthcare providers with medical and hygienic challenges due to the lack of potable water. This pilot study aimed to describe the application of two different methods for microbiological monitoring of water in a harsh environment in terms of performance, ease of use, availability, and the possibility ... more

PODCAST / Worldwide Military-Medicine.com
Interview

PODCAST / Worldwide Military-Medicine.com

Interview with Lt Gen (ret) Prof Martin Bricknell

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Biological Defence CentreTěchonín, Czech Republic
Article: Larisa Solichova

Biological Defence CentreTěchonín, Czech Republic

The Biological Defence Centre Těchonín, a modern biodefence system of the Army of the Czech Republic has been built since 2001 on the principles given by the Resolution of the Government of the Czech Republic No. 1039 of 10 October 2001 on the „Basic system of protection of the citizens of the Czech Republic against high-risk biological agents and ... more

OUR MISSION SUPPORTS YOUR MISSION
Advertorial: ZOLL Medical Corporation

OUR MISSION SUPPORTS YOUR MISSION

For more than 25 years, ZOLL® has been a trusted partner in delivering acute critical care technologies to the military. We understand the challenges that your missions bring. That’s why, as a leading global medical device company, we are dedicated to supporting military medical providers and protecting our soldiers. We don’t take the term ... more

DiMiMed 2022 - Disaster Medicine Panel:
Abstracts: John Quinn

DiMiMed 2022 - Disaster Medicine Panel:

"COVID-19: 'The Sequel' - Implications for the future delivery of Disaster and Military Medicine"

Introduction
As we prepare for the upcoming DiMiMed conference this Autumn 2022, we must take stock of where we have been and where we are going – battlefield medicine has accelerated at a dizzying pace over the past 12 months. Both the current COVID-19 pandemic and the invasion of Ukraine by Russia using conventional forces and weapons systems show ... more

The Ecoles Militaires de Santé de Lyon Bron (EMSLB)
Article: Thomas Colleony, Luc Mc Aigle, Edward Jezeque

The Ecoles Militaires de Santé de Lyon Bron (EMSLB)

Cradle of the medical and paramedical personnel serving in the French Defence Health Service

Introduction

It is with great pleasure that we respond to the invitation from the EMMJ to present the French Military Medical School – l’ Ecole de Santé des Armées (ESA). Together with the medical university of Lyon 1, ESA provides medical training for all the French military physicians and pharmacists during the two first cycles of ... more

Biohacking our Best: Lifestyle & Performance Medicine for the Aviator
Article: Major Regan A. Stiegmann and Lieutenant Colonel Chelsea B. Payne

Biohacking our Best: Lifestyle & Performance Medicine for the Aviator

“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.”
– F.M. Alexander, Author

Disclosure:

The views expressed in this article are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the United States Air Force, the Department of Defense, or the United States Government. No author declares any competing interests. ... more

THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE COVID PANDEMIC FOR FUTURE MILITARY MEDICAL SUPPORT
Article: Lieutenant General (Rtd) Professor Martin Bricknell CB PhD

THE IMPLICATIONS OF THE COVID PANDEMIC FOR FUTURE MILITARY MEDICAL SUPPORT

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Difference Between Cigarette Smoke and Heated Tobacco Product (HTP) Aerosol
Advertorial: G. Plebani

Difference Between Cigarette Smoke and Heated Tobacco Product (HTP) Aerosol

Smoke contains solid particles and liquid droplets therefore it is an aerosol. However, it is a complex mixture that contains a large number of carbon-based solid particles and thousands of chemicals and formed during combustion. ... more

American–German partnership on a regimental level
Report

American–German partnership on a regimental level

2011–2021, a review of ten years

Introduction

Why writing an article about an American – German military medical partnership in a magazine that is focusing more on the European engagements in this topic? The answer is easy, because the United States (US) Forces are already in Germany, for example with the LANDSTUHL Regional Medical Center (LMRC). This can´t be moved and ... more

Future Issues in Military Medicine and the military-medicine.com Journal
Overview: From the Editorial Board

Future Issues in Military Medicine and the military-medicine.com Journal

Introduction

If you are reading this, you will know that we have refreshed the military-medicine.com website and re-energised the ‘Journal’ component. We hope to recreate the contribution made by the physical journal ‘Military Medical Corps International Forum’ to the professional debate in military medicine by focussing on the role and ... more

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Interview with Brigadier General Zoltán Bubenik
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Interview with Brigadier General Zoltán Bubenik

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief with key medical leaders within the NATO health system to record their experiences and insights from the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 20/01/2022

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviewee: Brigadier Zoltán Bubenik, past Chairman of COMEDS and Czech Surgeon General ... more

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Interview with Major General Timothy Hodgetts
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic - Interview with Major General Timothy Hodgetts

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief with key medical leaders within the NATO health system to record their experiences and insights from the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 06/09/2021

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviewee: Major General Timothy Hodgetts, Chairman Designate of COMEDS and UK Surgeon General
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The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Brigadier Stefan Kowitz
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Brigadier Stefan Kowitz

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief with key medical leaders within the NATO health system to record their experiences and insights from the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 22/09/2021

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviwee: Brigadier Stefan Kowitz, Director, NATO Multi-National Coordination Centre/European Union Medical Command

This interview complements the articles written by BG Kowitz ‘On track towards FOC’, which ... more

Covid-19 and the Navies: An unexpected passenger
Article: Benjamin Queyriaux

Covid-19 and the Navies: An unexpected passenger

Since the Cold War all big Navy vessels have been protected against CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) threat. They can hermetically seal themselves against the outside world and create an internal overpressure that will prevent penetration by any toxicant that might contaminate the crew. Military health services have long known that the ... more

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Colonel Sohrab Dalal
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Colonel Sohrab Dalal

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief with key medical leaders within the NATO health system to record their experiences and insights from the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 31/08/2021

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviewee: Colonel Sohrab Dalal, Branch Head (Medical), NATO Allied Command Transformation ... more

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Brigadier General Dr. Dirk-Friedrich Klagges
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – Interview with Brigadier General Dr. Dirk-Friedrich Klagges

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief with key medical leaders within the NATO health system to record their experiences and insights from the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 22/09/2021

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviewee: Brigadier General Dr. Dirk-Friedrich Klagges, Director NATO Centre of Excellence for Military Medicine

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Analysing Civil-Military Command and Control in the Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Article: Lt Gen (Rtd) Professor Martin CM Bricknell CB OStJ PhD DM MBA MA MedSci Professor of Conflict, Health and Military Medicine Conflict and Health Research Group

Analysing Civil-Military Command and Control in the Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Introduction

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged our countries and led to an unprecedented mobilisation of national resources including the use of armed forces to augment civilian health capacity. This health crisis has put immense pressure on military medical services both to ensure force health protection and health care for members of the ... more

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – interview with Brigadier General Dr. Laszlo Fazekas
Interview: Martin Bricknell

The NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic – interview with Brigadier General Dr. Laszlo Fazekas

This is one of a series of interviews conducted by the Editor-in-Chief during Autumn 2020 with senior medical leaders within the NATO command structure that discuss the NATO response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Date: 31/08/2021

Interviewer: Lt Gen (Rtd) Prof. Martin Bricknell, Editor-in-Chief, military-medicine.com

Interviewee: Brigadier General Dr. Laszlo Fazekas Hun A, ACOS JMED/MEDAD
JMED Division, Strategic Enablement Directorate, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) and Allied Command Operations (ACO)
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Report of the 9th DiMiMED conference
Article: Chairmen: Brigadier General (ret) Rob van der Meer, MD & Colonel (ret) Gerald M. Kerr

Report of the 9th DiMiMED conference

abstracts, posters and many more...

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1st EU Congress on Military Health Services
Report: Major General Juan José Sánchez Ramos, Surgeon General (Spanish Ministry of Defence)

1st EU Congress on Military Health Services

From 6 to 8 October, the Centre for Higher National Defence Studies (CESEDEN) hosted the First European Union Congress on Military Health Services. The event was inaugurated by the Undersecretary of Defence, Amparo Valcarce. ... 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

Summary

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