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Reference Publications : Medical

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  1. Health Emergencies in Large Populations - the HELP Course
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    Health Emergencies in Large Populations - the HELP Course

    Health Emergencies in Large Populations (HELP) is a multidisciplinary training course on the principles and practice of humanitarian work in disasters, conflicts and other crises, with a focus o... [Learn more]

    Download the PDF Version
  2. Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

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    Mental Health and Psychosocial Support

    One of the most significant consequences of armed conflict and other situations of violence is their impact on the mental health and psychosocial well-being of the people affected. [Learn more]
    Free
  3. Anaesthesia Handbook

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    Anaesthesia Handbook

    The aim of this handbook is to provide guidance for trained anaesthetists working for the ICRC and to offer advice in areas where practice will differ from that in their home country. 

    [Learn more]
    Fr.110.00
  4. Health Activities

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    Health Activities

    An overview of the ICRC’s health programmes on the ground and the principles underpinning them. [Learn more]
    Free
  5. Health Care in Detention: Managing Scabies Outbreaks in Prison Settings

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    Health Care in Detention: Managing Scabies Outbreaks in Prison Settings

    This booklet will be of great assistance to health authorities, prison authorities and all those responsible for the provision of health care in prisons. [Learn more]
    Fr.42.00
  6. Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

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    Ensuring the Preparedness and Security of Health-Care Facilities in Armed Conflict and Other Emergencies

    This publication is intended as a practical manual for governments, hospital managers and others concerned. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  7. Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

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    Safeguarding the Provision of Health Care: Operational Practices and Relevant International Humanitarian Law concerning Armed Groups

    Health-care personnel have to be respected and protected by all parties to a conflict and be able to perform their humanitarian duty without fearing for their safety. [Learn more]
    Fr.34.00
  8. Physical Rehabilitation Centres: Architectural Programming Handbook

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    Physical Rehabilitation Centres: Architectural Programming Handbook

    Physical rehabilitation refers to a process aimed at removing restrictions on the activities of people with disabilities and at enabling them to become more independent. [Learn more]
    Fr.60.00
  9. Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

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    Ambulance and Pre-Hospital Services in Risk Situations

    This report sets out ways to make pre-hospital care and ambulance services operating in areas of armed violence safer. This report summarizes field experience in over 20 countries. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  10. Madagascar: Plague-free prisons

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    Madagascar: Plague-free prisons

    This 10-minute film shows the efforts being made by the ICRC and its local partners to prevent an outbreak of plague in Malagasy prisons where overcrowding and insanitary conditions would help this... [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  11. Colombia: river boat health care "From the Field" series

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    Colombia: river boat health care "From the Field" series

    The villagers living on the banks of the Rio Caguan in southern Colombia are cut off from basic health care. The ICRC travels 400 kilometres up this remote river, taking doctors and nurses to the a... [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  12. Health care in danger: The human cost

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    Health care in danger: The human cost

    The law says hospitals, ambulances and health-care workers must be protected and should never be targeted as they carry out their regular duties. This is often far from the reality. Worldwide, the ... [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  13. War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 2

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    War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 2

    This publication describes the ICRC approach to providing appropriate surgical care given the constraints of security, limited supplies, limited technology and limited human resources that are inhe... [Learn more]
    Fr.28.00
  14. Azerbaijan: combating multi-drug resistant TB in detention

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    Azerbaijan: combating multi-drug resistant TB in detention

    This film shows how a combination of individual attention at the country's central treatment facility, specialist follow-up care and solid political commitment, has made Azerbaijan a model for comb... [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  15. Medical Waste Management

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    Medical Waste Management

    The world is generating more waste and hospitals and health centres are no exception. [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  16. Health Care in Danger: Making the Case

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    Health Care in Danger: Making the Case

    This publication draws attention to one of the most crucial yet overlooked humanitarian issues of today: violence against health care. [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  17. First Aid in Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence

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    First Aid in Armed Conflicts and Other Situations of Violence

    A practical manual presenting the specific knowledge, skills and practices that First Aiders should have to act safely and effectively when caring for people caught up in armed conflicts and other ... [Learn more]
    Fr.25.00
  18. War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 1

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    War Surgery: Working with Limited Resources in Armed Conflict and Other Situations of Violence, Volume 1

    ICRC surgical programmes for war victims have been developed over many years, based on "appropriate" responses for a given situation. [Learn more]
    Fr.33.00
  19. Kyrgyzstan: TB behind bars "From the Field" series

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    Kyrgyzstan: TB behind bars "From the Field" series

    In parts of Central Asia, rates of tuberculosis have reached record levels. But in Kyrgyzstan, a new treatment programme is giving hope to prisoners infected with the deadly, drug-resistant forms o... [Learn more]
    Fr.2.00
  20. Safe delivery: Traditional birth attendants in Liberia

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    Safe delivery: Traditional birth attendants in Liberia

    This film tells the story of a training programme, developed by the Liberian Ministry of Health and the ICRC, to improve the skills of traditional birth attendants. [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  21. HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work

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    HIV/AIDS Field Guide: A Planning and Practice Guide to Integrating HIV/AIDS into the ICRC's Health Work

    This field guide provides guidance and decision making tools to help decide what to do amongst specific populations in a given context. [Learn more]
    Fr.20.00
  22. Exercises for Lower-Limb Amputees: Gait Training

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    Exercises for Lower-Limb Amputees: Gait Training

    Examples of basic post-prosthetic exercises for use by physiotherapists, physiotherapy assistants, orthoprosthetists and others involved in the gait training of lower-limb amputees. [Learn more]
    Fr.50.00
  23. Nutrition Manual for Humanitarian Action

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    Nutrition Manual for Humanitarian Action

    This manual is an important tool for all humanitarian workers involved in the field of nutrition. [Learn more]
    Fr.22.00
  24. War surgery and the management of war wounded

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    War surgery and the management of war wounded

    This film shows how to give casualties of war the best chance of survival and recovery in such precarious circumstances. It is intended primarily for war surgeons and hospital administrators for tr... [Learn more]
    Fr.10.00
  25. Mobile Health Units: Methodological Approach

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    Mobile Health Units: Methodological Approach

    The ICRC has been deploying mobile health units (MHUs) in certain operational contexts. MHUs form part of a strategy involving the provision of occasional ambulatory health services. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  26. Primary Health-Care Services: Primary Level

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    Primary Health-Care Services: Primary Level

    In health emergencies as in periods of stability, restoring access to primary health-care services is a priority in so far as many problems can be dealt with by means of preventive care and convent... [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  27. Hospitals for War-Wounded: A Practical Guide for Setting Up and Running a Surgical Hospital in an Area of Armed Conflict

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    Hospitals for War-Wounded: A Practical Guide for Setting Up and Running a Surgical Hospital in an Area of Armed Conflict

    This book is based on the ICRC's experience in running independent hospitals and is intended for anyone faced with the task of setting up or running a hospital for war casualties. [Learn more]
    Fr.22.00
  28. Antenatal Guidelines for Primary Health Care in Crisis Conditions

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    Antenatal Guidelines for Primary Health Care in Crisis Conditions

    These antenatal guidelines for primary health care in crisis conditions provide field staff with basic practical information they need to run an antenatal clinic in situations that may vary greatly... [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00
  29. Support for Life: Physical Rehabilitation Programme

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    Support for Life: Physical Rehabilitation Programme

    A brochure and DVD-Rom combination, this product has been created to mark the 25th anniversary of the ICRC's physical rehabilitation programme. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  30. Care in the Field for Victims of Weapons of War: A Report from the Workshop Organized by the ICRC on "Pre-Hospital Care for War and Mine Wounded"

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    Care in the Field for Victims of Weapons of War: A Report from the Workshop Organized by the ICRC on "Pre-Hospital Care for War and Mine Wounded"

    This report is designed for health professionals who work in the area of care for people wounded by weapons, who plan such care and who train others to give it. [Learn more]
    Fr.20.00
  31. Humanitarian Action and Armed Conflict: Coping with Stress

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    Humanitarian Action and Armed Conflict: Coping with Stress

    This brochure is intended for ICRC staff and humanitarian professionals working in conflict zones or other emergency situations. [Learn more]
    Fr.4.00
  32. H.E.L.P. Public Health Course in the Management of Humanitarian Aid

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    H.E.L.P. Public Health Course in the Management of Humanitarian Aid

    Public health tools used in the analysis and implementation of emergency health programmes. [Learn more]
    Fr.75.00
  33. Restoring Family Links: A Guide for National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

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    Restoring Family Links: A Guide for National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

    Intended for National Societies, this guide promotes a common approach of the Movement to restoring family links broken by conflict, natural disaster or other humanitarian crises. [Learn more]
    Fr.25.00
  34. Surgery for Victims of War

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    Surgery for Victims of War

    This handbook summarizes the experience of leading practitioners in the field of war surgery and is intended to help military and civilian surgical teams treat people wounded in armed conflicts. [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00
  35. War and Public Health: A Handbook

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    War and Public Health: A Handbook

    A manual intended for medical and other personnel responsible for humanitarian activities in armed conflicts. [Learn more]
    Fr.35.00
  36. War Wounds: Basic Surgical Management – The Principles and Practice of the Surgical Management of Wounds Produced by Missiles or Explosions

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    War Wounds: Basic Surgical Management – The Principles and Practice of the Surgical Management of Wounds Produced by Missiles or Explosions

    This book is intended to help doctors, whether military or civilian, who have to deal with war wounds. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  37. War Wounds of Limbs: Surgical Management

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    War Wounds of Limbs: Surgical Management

    Seventy percent of all war wounded patients present with wounds of limbs. This book addresses the realities of managing limb wounds whether in the admission room or the operating table or in the ward. [Learn more]
    Fr.15.00
  38. Anti-personnel mine injuries: surgical management

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    Film

    Anti-personnel mine injuries: surgical management

    An in-depth film on surgery for mine-blast victims shot in the ICRC hospital in Peshawar (Pakistan) which treated people wounded by the fighting in Afghanistan. [Learn more]
    Fr.5.00
  39. Amputation for War Wounds
    e-Book

    Amputation for War Wounds

    This review of amputation techniques is intended to pass on its experience to all people providing medical care for war victims.

    [Learn more]
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  40. Rules for Behaviour in Combat

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    Rules for Behaviour in Combat

    These booklets are pocket-sized so that combatants can carry them along and consult the rules on the spot, thus enabling them to act advisedly and to avoid making mistakes which might have very ser... [Learn more]
    Free