Cruise Ship Medicine Section

Cruise Ship Medicine

Emergency physicians who have expertise or a special interest in providing medical care aboard cruise ships, or within the cruise industry, are invited to join the Cruise Ship Medicine Section to discuss and develop ideas to improve patient care. Cruise Ship Health Care Guidelines are regularly updated to help guide the industry as best practices evolve.

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September 27, 2022

Section Meeting Set at ACEP23

The ACEP Section on Cruise Ship Medicine will host its annual meeting during the ACEP23 Scientific Assembly. We will be hosting a HYBRID meeting with both an in-person and a virtual option. Participat...

August 30, 2021

Ultrasound Onboard Cruise Ships

By Benjamin M Shore, DO, FACEP Chair, Cruise Ship Medicine Section    In the two decades that I have served as chief medical consultant to two different cruise lines, I have urged a cautious approach ...

August 30, 2021

Trouble in the Tasman Sea: Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)

By Mark Cimino MD, MBA   Twenty-four hours into our two-day crossing from Australia to New Zealand, parents presented to the medical center with their 1-year-old child with complaints of crying, exces...

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