Disaster Medicine

Centre for Teaching and Research in Disaster Medicine and Traumatology
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Knowledge within the field of disaster medicine forms the basis of the preparedness of the health care system for disastrous events. Research in disaster medicine is associated with both every-day health care and patient care, and preparedness for extreme events. 

Research performed at the Centre for Teaching & Research in Disaster Medicine and Traumatology (KMC) is multidisciplinary and includes both basic research and research aimed at strenghtening the complete trauma chain. This means research on prevention and preparedness, the accident site and pre-hospital care, and patient care and rehabilitation. The key word for research at KMC is multidisciplinarity, and the research has a basis in identified needs where the patient is central to the research question. 

KMC at Linköping university is placed under the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. KMC is responsible for disaster preparedness on the regional level of the county of Östergötland.

 

An overview of ongoing projects at KMC, according to focus areas and application. Click to enlarge: 

Projects
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Student projects
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Are you a student and interested in doing projects at the Centre for Teaching & Research in Disaster Medicine and Traumatology (KMC)? Contact forskningkmc@regionostergotland.se

News
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Publications
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Fredrik Backström, Denise Bäckström, Lin Sadi, Peter Andersson, Andreas Wladis (2019)

World Journal of Surgery Continue to DOI

Jessica H. Beard, Michael Ohene-Yeboah, Stephen Tabiri, Joachim K. A. Amoako, Francis A. Abantanga, Carrie A. Sims, Paer Nordin, Andreas Wladis, Hobart W. Harris, Jenny Lofgren (2019)

JAMA Surgery , Vol.154 , s.853-859 Continue to DOI

Bethany Lowndes, Katherine Law, Amro Abdelrahman, Erik Prytz, Carl-Oscar Jonson, Matthew Sztajnkrycer, Hunter Hawthorne, Walter Franz, Renaldo Blocker, M. Susan Hallbeck (2019)

Military medicine , Vol.184 , s.28-36 Continue to DOI

Susanna Lönnqvist, Johan Junker, Maria Sedell, Erika (Svensson) Nyman, Gunnar Kratz (2019)

PLoS ONE , Vol.14 Continue to DOI

Måns Muhrbeck, Kaspar Holmgren, Zaher Osman, Johan von Schreeb, Andreas Wladis, Peter Andersson (2019)

World Journal of Surgery , Vol.43 , s.2681-2688 Continue to DOI

Andreas Wladis, N. Roy, J. Lofgren (2019)

British Journal of Surgery , Vol.106 , s.E14-E16 Continue to DOI

Employees
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