This section of Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (PDM) presents reports and summaries of the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WCDEM) held in Beijing, China in May and June of 2011.
Abstracts of Congress oral and poster presentations were published on September 1, 2011 as a supplement to PDM (Volume 26, Supplement 1). The 17th WCDEM was attended by 1,600 representatives from more than 57 nations, and the Congress included 315 oral and 211 poster presentations.
Certain reports and summaries from the Beijing 17th World Congress were published in Volume 27, Issue 3 of PDM. The editorial staff of PDM is pleased to present the following additional reports and session summaries.
Reports and Session Summaries of the 17th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2013:28(1):1-7.