Tasman Medical Journal

ISSN:  2652-1881

Category: Comment

The Challenges of Obtaining Consent in Emergency Care Research

Emergency Medicine (EM) is concerned with the assessment and management of the acute and urgent aspects of all physical and behavioural disorders in all age groups. The wide range of presentations is matched by the wide spectrum of severity, from life-threatening to self-limiting conditions. In Australia and internationally, EM seeks to advance knowledge through scientific research.

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Climate Change – A Challenge for Individuals

Evidence-based medicine reveals a grim planetary health scenario which is deemed to worsen unless climate change can be mitigated or controlled. The speed of change is alarming and many prestigious medical associations now call climate change a medical emergency.

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