ACEP‘s Cruise Ship Medicine Section

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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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October 14, 2021

Section Meeting Set at ACEP21

The ACEP Section on Cruise Ship Medicine will host its annual meeting from 1 to 3 pm ET on Monday, October 25, 2021. There will NOT be a meeting room at ACEP21 in Boston. If you are attending ACEP21, ...

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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