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The United Kingdom International Emergency Trauma Register: preparing doctors for humanitarian relief work

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 31 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3019
  1. Paul Sutton, specialty registrar in general surgery 1,
  2. Anthony Redmond, professor of international emergency medicine2
  1. 1Mersey Deanery, Liverpool, UK
  2. 2University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  1. tony.redmond{at}


Paul Sutton and Anthony Redmond explain the role of the United Kingdom International Emergency Trauma Register in preparing UK clinicians for volunteering in resource poor environments.


  • Competing interests: We have read and understood the BMJ Group policy on declaration of interests and declare the following interests: PS has contributed to humanitarian relief efforts overseas; AR is the director of UKIETR.

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