EMSSA conference 2013, cape town, south africa
The EMSSA2013 conference supplement contains all the abstracts that were accepted for presentation in either poster or oral format, as well as the names of authors and their contact details. The December issue (volume 3 no 4) has been published ahead of schedule in order to coincide with the EMSSA2013 conference.
The African Journal of Emergency Medicine (AfJEM) is the official journal of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine. It is an international, peer-reviewed journal aimed in particular at supporting emergency care across Africa. AfJEM publishes original research, reviews, brief reports of scientific investigations, case reports as well as commentary and correspondence related to topics of scientific, ethical, social and economic importance to emergency care in Africa. Articles are of direct importance to African emergency care, but may have originated from elsewhere in the world.
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AfJEM is the official journal of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, the Botswana Society for Emergency Care (BSEC), the Emergency Medicine Association of Tanzania (EMAT), the Emergency Medicine Society of South Africa (EMSSA) and the Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medicine Professionals (ESEP). It is an affiliate journal of the Trauma Society of South Africa (TSSA).
The African Journal of Emergency Medicine is an Open Access, online, and print journal. Articles are published in their full citable form as four issues per volume (March, June, September, and December). AfJEM is currently listed by Sciverse Scopus (subscription required) and the African Index Medicus (World Health Organisation). ISSN: 2211-419X. AfJEM is signed up to the ICMJE's uniform requirements for manuscripts submitted to biomedical journals. Ethical conduct is governed by the principles set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). Manuscripts submitted to AfJEM are checked for plagiarism with iThenticate software. Similarity reports are interpreted on a case by case basis but in general a similarity score of more than 10% is not acceptable.
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