Article: J. Hoitz
German Armed Forces run five military hospitals. One is located the North of Germany in Hamburg, the beautiful and well-known German harbour city.
September 19-20, 2018 Singapore
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Nurses, medics, medical technicians and other non-medical personnel provide valuable assistance to physicians and other medical officers in caring for patient soldiers at home as well as on deployment.
Article: M. PEILSTÖCKER, M. KOCH (GERMANY)
Barrier nursing or the management of life-threatening, highly contagious diseases at home and abroad
Although barrier nursing may be considered a niche discipline, it clearly demonstrates the necessity for civilian and military collaboration and the establishment of national and international networks. Despite the problems of dealing with highly contagious, life-threatening diseases for which there are often no causal therapies, the management of such conditions is feasible with a minimum of risk if hygiene guidelines are appropriately followed and isolation measures are systematically imposed.
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The 3rd Annual Operational Medicine Symposium will focus on DoD initiatives to enhance military medicine in an era of great power competition. This symposium will bring together highly regarded medical professionals from all services to discuss the practice of medicine in expeditionary environments.