The development of intensive care medicine in Israel from its creation until today

Pierre Singer

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Abstract

Simon Bursztein was the founder of intensive care medicine in Israel. After the 6-day War, intensive care stations were created at the Rambam Medical Center in Haifa and the practice of general intensive care was developed. Pr Bursztein with his colleague from Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem, Pr Shamai Kotev, created a specialty which still exists today. The history of the specialty in Israel and worldwide is detailed in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalAnesteziologie a Intenzivni Medicina
Volume20
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • History
  • Intensive care medicine

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