The Medizinercorps Graz: a 120-year-old institution of emergency medicine.

  title={The Medizinercorps Graz: a 120-year-old institution of emergency medicine.},
  author={Gerhard Prause and Silvia Oswald and Dieter Himler and Gernot Wildner and Geza Gemes},
  journal={Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors},
  volume={17 3},
One year after the establishment of the rescue service of Graz, Austria, in 1889, twelve young medical students were recruited because of the lack of accredited physicians for emergency care, leading to the foundation of the Medizinercorps Graz. This concept of involving medical students in prehospital emergency care has been retained for more than 120 years, and today the Medizinercorps is integrated into the local Red Cross branch, staffing two emergency ambulance vehicles. The responsible… CONTINUE READING
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