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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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November 10, 2020

Cruise Health Care Guidelines PREP

Quality medical care on board cruise ships carrying more than 100 persons is enhanced by this policy resource and education paper (PREP)

November 10, 2020

Cruise Line Directory

Medical representatives for various cruise lines have supplied current information and special conditions or preferences for medical staff

November 9, 2020

Clinical Case: C-spine Subluxation at Sea

This case clearly illustrates how teams from many different departments on a cruise ship need to work together to complete a complicated medevac


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