After earthquakes or other types of disasters, infrastructures are often damaged and local hospitals destroyed. A modular hospital, developed under the direction of the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department is designed to be ready for these types of disaster situations and support the emergency response.
We are talking to Professor Thomas Neumuth about the structure and application of a modular hospital and discuss the role the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS) plays in this setting.
Professor Neumuth, what challenges does medical (emergency) response face during a disaster situation?
Prof. Thomas Neumuth: The biggest challenge is to still be able to help all patients despite having significantly fewer resources at your disposal than you would have in a "normal" situation. ...
Read the complete interview with Prof. Thomas Neumuth at MEDICA-tradefair.com!