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IFEM Board Nominations 2024-2026

IFEM Board Nominations 2024-2026

12 February 2024

Nominations are now open for IFEM Executive and Regional Representatives to the IFEM Board. Read more

The Clinical Frailty Scale

The Clinical Frailty Scale

25 January 2024

Rebecca Rigney The proportion of older adults is increasing worldwide. Currently, there are over 1 million people in ... Read more

Geriatric Care at Emergency Department still a night mare

Geriatric Care at Emergency Department still a night mare

20 January 2024

John Bosco Kamugisha, Uganda Background In Uganda, geriatric emergency care is a specialty that hasn’t been fully dev... Read more

Geriatric Giants in Emergency Medicine

Geriatric Giants in Emergency Medicine

15 January 2024

Chung Wai Mun, Malaysia “Geriatric giants” or also known as geriatric syndromes are a collection of common clinical c... Read more

First National GEM Seminar in Singapore

First National GEM Seminar in Singapore

09 January 2024

Ranjeev Kumar, Singapore Tan Tock Seng Hospital with the support of Section of Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) und... Read more

Understanding Trauma and Older People: Challenges, Prevention, and Care

Understanding Trauma and Older People: Challenges, Prevention, and Care

03 January 2024

Sai Surendar, India Older Persons, Geriatric or Silver trauma all refer to injuries sustained by older adults, typica... Read more

Strengthening Emergency Nursing Globally Event

Strengthening Emergency Nursing Globally Event

30 October 2023

7 December 2023 10:45-16:45 Gulf Standard Time | 6:45 - 12:45 Universal Time Coordinated Hybrid: Hilton Yas Island, A... Read more

IFEM joint statement on protection of health workers and facilities in areas of war and conflict

IFEM joint statement on protection of health workers and facilities in areas of war and conflict

28 October 2023

The current situation in the world reminds us that in this last year or two, it seems that conflicts erupting in nati... Read more

Geriatric Care at Emergency Departments still a nightmare.

Geriatric Care at Emergency Departments still a nightmare.

13 October 2023

In Uganda, geriatric emergency care is a specialty that hasn’t been fully developed and older patients are always see... Read more

Understanding Trauma and Older People: Challenges, Prevention, and Care

Understanding Trauma and Older People: Challenges, Prevention, and Care

13 October 2023

Older Persons, Geriatric or Silver trauma all refer to injuries sustained by older adults, typically those aged 65 an... Read more

Report on the Meeting of the WHO Global Alliance for the Care of the Injured February 2023 WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

Report on the Meeting of the WHO Global Alliance for the Care of the Injured February 2023 WHO Headquarters, Geneva, Switzerland.

13 October 2023

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TSIG at the Cadaver Procedures Skills workshop

TSIG at the Cadaver Procedures Skills workshop

13 October 2023

The 2023 International Conference for Emergency Medicine in Amsterdam hosted the first Cadaveric Procedural Skills La... Read more