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Accident and Emergency

You're much more likely to die from illness or old age (at the moment!) but it's still worth minimising your chances of dying from the unexpected.

About 50 people die every day in the UK of "external causes" - accidents, falls and assaults - which gives you a one in a million chance of not making it to tomorrow. Coincidentally (or maybe because of it's applicable size) this is also the definition of a micromort.

Draft page - more coming soon.

Read more about: Medical Alert IDs.


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UK Ambulance Service Clinical Practice Guidelines (2006)

Guidelines about UK Ambulance Service Clinical Practice by The Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee

Medical id cards and jewellery

Epilepsy ID cards and medical jewellery


Charity that offers free app, education material and help in learning how to deal with multiple casualties, particularly from deliberate attacks


UK charity offering the full medical ID service to keep people safe in the an emergency.

Anna Luisa Schaffgotsch

Founder of Impli (implantable technology) and biotechnologist


We use implants to help people get better and faster first point of care

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Accident and Emergency Blog Posts

Living forever one step at a time - preferably in safety shoes

Living forever one step at a time - preferably in safety shoes

You don't want your freshly rejuvenated legs creating a mishap of their own

Recent News

Humacyte's bioengineered tissue outperforms synthetic grafts

FierceBiotech - 12-Sep-2023

Human acellular vessel showed better results in vascular trauma repair


Survival and recovery post cardiac arrest is independent of lowering of body temperatures

BBC - 16-Jun-2021

A&E bases clinical trial on body temperature in critical patients conducted


Synthetic red blood cells function similarly to natural ones

ACS Publications - 03-Jun-2020

Did not seem to cause any toxicity in mouse model


Drones to deliver defibrillators for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Sweden

MobiHealthNews - 19-May-2020

Immediate defibrillation is the key to surviving a sudden cardiac arrest


Widely available drug with great outcomes

BBC - 15-Oct-2019

According to an international study Tranexamic acid improves patient survival rates if given early

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