Monthly Archives: July 2008

Warnings against Influenza pandemic

In new evidence presented to a House of Lords committee in July, the UK government has warned that 50 million people could die as a result of failing to act against a possible global flu pandemic. Increased globalisation and changes in lifestyles were blamed for giving rise to new infections and allowing them to quickly… Read more »


Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine moves to BioMed Central

Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (SJTREM) has recently moved to BioMed Central’s open access publishing platform. Editor-in-Chief Hans Morten Lossius is excited by the move which brings the journal to a wide global audience allowing the rapid dissemination of research in the field. SJTREM is the official journal of the Scandinavian Networking… Read more »


Surviving Sepsis Campaign publishes new guidelines

The revised 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines – recommendations compiled by 55 intensive care unit experts and 16 scientific societies – have recently been published online. In a new commentary for Critical Care, Editor-in-Chief Professor Jean-Louis Vincent explains their importance to the field of intensive care and emergency medicine. The Surviving Sepsis Campaign is a… Read more »