White Paper on Guidelines for the development of International Trauma Systems

Executive summary of the White paper:
This White Paper has been produced by the International Federation of Emergency Medicine (IFEM) Trauma Special Interest Group (SIG) in order to provide a framework for the assessment and development of Trauma systems. This paper is based on best current international evidence which shows that well developed Trauma Systems improve patient outcomes.

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Curriculum Guidelines

IFEM has developed this document on point-of-care ultrasound (PoCUS) training
programs and practice governance as part of an effort to provide structure and
suggested guidelines for best practice. It was developed as a consensus document
drawing on regional and national guidelines already in practice around the world. It
is not meant to be prescriptive,

Pandemic Flu Guidelines for Emergency Medicine

The response to any disease outbreak must be an integrated effort involving the entire
medical community. The (Emergency Department) ED environment presents its own
unique set of variables, owing to the diverse mixture of often non-specific signs and
symptoms, a high risk of exposure from resuscitative and other invasive procedures,
and the EDs vital role in limiting transmission by maintaining a high index of suspicion,