Photo: Paramedics treat a patient; Copyright: Guyon

© Jean-Marie Guyon

Topic of the Month April 2014

Emergency medicine - saving lives

Emergency cases are anything but "business as usual" in medicine, yet they can still happen anytime. There are many acute threads to human lives: from poisoning and allergic reactions to heart failure and stroke; from accidents in the household, traffic or at the workplace to mass-casualty incidents and disasters. Read in our topic of the month how experience, training and modern technology support emergency physicians and paramedics in critical situations.