A detailed history of emergency medicine in Australia and the formation of ASEM is contained in the booklet produced by Paul Gaudry and George Jelinek in 1991. This booklet is now out of print.
A personal perspective on the history of Emergency Medicine in Australia written by life member - Dr Edward Brentnal titled 'A Short History of Emergency Medicine in Australia' provides additional insight and understanding regarding those formative times.
A Short History of Emergency Medicine in Australia
Author: Dr Edward Brentnal, MBE, CStJohn, MBBS, DObstRCOG,FRACGP,FACEM