emnlogo1996: Europe Premiere in Austria

The first congress of the EMN took place in Salzburg on 17 and 18 May 1996. The central themes of this congress were

Emergency rescue systems and neuroprotection in traumatic brain injury

President of the congress Hofrat Univ.-Prof. H. E. Diemath was pleased to welcome over 200 participants from all parts of Europe. In the large lecture hall of the Clinic of Neurology in Salzburg around forty lectures were held by specialists from a dozen European countries. The first memorial lecture in honour of the deceased member of the Presidium Prof. J. D. Miller (Edinburgh) was held by his former tutor Prof. W. Bryan Jennett (Glasgow). The theme was:

Half a century of head injuries care

The publication "Brain Protection in Severe Head Injury" of the lectures of the first EMN Congress has been published in English by Diemath, Sommerauer and von Wild in the Zuckschwerdt-Verlag.


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2000 EMN Update: 11.04.2001