Israel to Host Emergency Medical Care "Olympics"

[Jerusalem Post] Judy Siegel-Itzkovich - A four-day "Lifesaving Olympics," starting on September 7, is expected to attract 180 medics and paramedics from Israel and 12 other countries. Teams from Turkey, Canada, Ireland, England, Holland, Norway, the U.S., Germany, the Czech Republic, France, Jordan and Poland will participate. The teams will deal with various scenes that will test their capabilities for giving proper treatment responses, including responses for "victims" of a mass casualty incident, treatment for conventional and non-conventional incidents, and life-saving treatment for patients with problems of trauma, cardiology, pediatrics, and respiratory emergencies.

2008-09-04 01:00:00

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