Free access to topics related to humanitarian care
Below is a collection of student-level and junior clinician-level articles relating to resuscitation, supportive care, emergency skills, trauma, and refugee health topics. You can access them now for free in the AMBOSS medical knowledge library.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is AMBOSS?
Created and written by a team of dedicated physicians, AMBOSS is an interactive knowledge library of over 20,000 medical topics. With all the necessary resources in one place, AMBOSS delivers up-to-date medical knowledge to physicians, students and faculty around the world. We have an integrated app that allows you to take AMBOSS anywhere, both online and offline.
What is the AMBOSS Humanitarian Support Initiative?
The goal of the AMBOSS Humanitarian Support Initiative is to equip medical professionals with free, high-quality medical knowledge for their humanitarian work around the world.
When will I hear back from you? Can I have access right away?
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Where can I find information for using in the field or in resource-poor settings?
World Health Organisation:
Resuscitation Area Designation Tool
Surgical care at the district hospital
Surgical safety checklist
Medical Emergency Checklist
Trauma Care Checklist
Basic Emergency Care (BEC): Approach to the acutely ill and injured
Tuberculosis care and control in refugee and displaced populations: an interagency field manual
Doctors Without Borders:
Essential obstetric and newborn care
Management of a cholera epidemic
Management of a measles epidemic
Public health engineering