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 Poppy Fields

 

One hundred years ago today, at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, the guns of the Great War fell silent. This conflict raged over four years resulting in the deaths of sixteen million people, seven million of which were civilians. While predominantly a European war, combat spread to the four corners of the earth. The horrors of trench warfare in the muddied, desolate fields of France and Belgium were matched only by the barbarity of chemical weapons. When the bloodshed ended, one of the greatest natural disasters known to mankind followed. The Spanish Flu, unfortunately spread by returning soldiers, infected an estimated 500 million people and killed between 50 and 100 million, approximately 2-3% of the world's population. As populism and the Far Right now grow in strength across the globe, it is timely to remember our shared history and reflect on those who fought and died for a moral, fair and free life for those of their time, and their descendants a century later.

 

Research

Review Articles

Miscellaneous

Meetings

CCR19

CCR19

Belfast, 18-19th January 2019

SMACC 2019

SMACC Sydney

Sydney, 26-29th March 2019

WICM

Women in ICM

London, February 6th

CCH Journal

Critical Care Horizons is a fresh new voice in the critical care literature, offering thought-provoking, cutting-edge commentary and opinion papers, plus state-of-the-art review articles. The journal is free to publish with and free to read, opening authorship opportunity to all. The energetic editorial board consists of a deliberate mix of clinicians active in social media and world renowned academics, all driven by a desire to improve the care we offer our patients, and operate without financial gain or incentive.  If you have an idea for a paper, and can say it in an engaging manner, please get in touch. We also need peer reviewers.

COI - I am the editor-in-chief of this new journal, but work in a voluntary capacity, as do all the editors.

I hope you find these links useful.


Until next week

Rob

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