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MD-PhD Efraim Kramer

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professor of Emergency Medicine at Wits University in Johannesburg, Extraordinary professor of Sports Medicine at Pretoria university in Pretoria and

Session(s)

Sudden Cardiac Death in Football - A Call to Arms, a Call to AEDs

Short CV

Efraim Kramer is an Adjunct professor of Emergency Medicine at Wits University in Johannesburg, Extraordinary professor of Sports Medicine at Pretoria university in Pretoria and serves as Football Emergency Medicine physician for F-MARC and FIFA Medical Department. His main academic activities in recent years has been devoted to the study, research, education and training  of Sudden Cardiac Arrest on the Football Field of Play, its aetiology, prevention and on-the-field- acute medical management in order to prevent the tragic death in a single player or referee. He is co-editor of the FIFA Football Emergency Medicine Manual and associated FIFA Football Emergency Medicine Course and an active contributor to the Online Distance Learning - FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine.

NEWS FLASH :

Appointment as the FIFA Tournament Medical Officer for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 and FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

Kramer EB et al. 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar - Medical Preparations. Aspetar Sports Medicine Journal. 2016;5(20:336-340. 

Kramer EB + Dvorak J. The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018— the 11 steps of Medical Preparedness