The Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine was founded in 2009 as the world’s
first research institute in this field.
Emergency Medicine is a specialist area within Emergency Medicine. Its main aim
is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of casualties and acutely ill
patients in mountainous regions by raising the standard of Alpine emergency
medicine to an internationally recognized evidence-based level. This will lead
to a rational basis for the allocation of resources in the field of medical
rescue services in mountainous areas.
focus of the research embraces topics such as hypothermia and epidemiological
investigations on the treatment of injuries and acute illnesses in difficult
terrain, as well as the risks involved in the recovery and transportation of
to conducting applied research projects, the Institute’s aim is the
dissemination and promotion of results in peer-reviewed medical journals, as
well as organizing national and international training courses, workshops and
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EURAC Extreme Environment Simulator
The EURAC is designing a test facility for extreme climatic conditions for both scientific research and industry R&D purposes.
Video EXTREME ENVIRONMENT SIMULATOR
terraXcube Meets Medical Research - Scientific Opening 5 April 2019
Innovation in mountain medicine research - from simulation to real-life application. Burning questions and new possibilities