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Emergency Medicine Simulation

More than ever before, the human race is exploring parts of the world that are hostile to life, whether that be scaling mountains like Everest, conducting scientific experiments at the South Pole, searching for natural resources in inaccessible places or journeying into space.

Away from hospitals and ambulance services, and exposed to dangers such as extremes of hot and cold, challenging and dangerous terrain and tropical diseases, expeditioners would be vulnerable without doctors and medics equipped with a specific and rare set of skills. But how do medics adapt their conventional medical training which is geared towards medicine in a controlled clinical environment to work without complex equipment or an established team?

On 20 June 2017, 25 UK practitioners from various areas of medicine will fly to Iceland for a new intensive four-day course run by World Extreme...

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