Evaluation of a Concept for a Military Expedition Performance Environment

R R Berendsen, B Vieyra, G J W M Rietjens, R T N Beckers, R A van Hulst, C E L Boumeester, Rigo Hoencamp

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To evaluate four factors essential in the preparation of high-altitude expeditions and of the performance during these expeditions, the Manaslu 2016 Medical Team, as part of the medical team of the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps (RNLMC), developed the Military Expedition Performance Environment (MEPE) concept. The scope of this concept is intended to cover (1) selection of a team, (2) medical planning and support, (3) competencies in the field (team work and human factors), and (4) and chain of command.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-81
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 20 Dec 2018

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