5 edition of Infectious Diseases: Gulf War Illnesses Series Volume 1 found in the catalog.
March 25, 2001
by RAND Corporation
Written in English
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The social ecology of infectious diseases links the fates of peoples and ecosystems around the globe. Because the world has not dealt with a pandemic caused by a highly contagious, rapidly spreading infectious disease since the influenza epidemic, assessment of today's true organizational response capacity is speculative at best. Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a multi-symptom disorder with features characteristic of persistent sickness behavior. Among conditions encountered in the Gulf War (GW) theater were physiological stressors (e.g., heat/cold/physical activity/sleep deprivati.
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Since historical times, emerging infectious diseases have impacted militaries, from the Plague of Athens in BC during the Peloponnesian War linked to the poisoning of water reservoirs by the Spartans, and the similar Antonine Plague in AD brought back by returning Roman soldiers from the Parthian War [2, 3]. A series of ethical dilemmas applies to the control of infectious diseases, and these dilemmas further serve to enhance the fear of infection. The typical ethical dilemma is the conflict between feelings and decisions [ 35 ]; in an outbreak, the patient is a victim, but also a vector, and isolation and quarantine practices may make.
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A Review of the Scientific Literature as it Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses: Volume 1: Infectious Diseases Lee H. Hilborne, Beatrice A. Golomb. Numerous Gulf War veterans have reported a range of illnesses and symptoms after serving in the Persian Gulf.
1 Front Matter; 2 Summary; 3 1 Introduction; 4 2 Methodology; 5 3 Infectious Diseseases Endemic to Southwest and South-central Asia the have Long-Term Adverse Health Outcomes; 6 4 Infectious Diseases Diagnosed in U.S. Troops Who Served in the Persian Gulf War, Operation Enduring Freedom, or Operation Iraqi Freedom; 7 5 Levels of Association Between Select Diseases.
ORGANIZATION OF THE CHAPTER. The committee presents the health outcomes in the order they appear in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Edition (ICD), 1 except for the last section, which examines the health status of female Gulf War veterans.
The committee considered all possible health effects identified in. It has completed four reports: Gulf War and Health, Volume 1: Depleted Uranium, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Sarin, Vaccines (IOM ); Gulf War and Health, Volume 2: Insecticides and Solvents (IOM ); Gulf War and Health Volume 3: Fuels, Combustion Products, and Propellants (IOM ); and Gulf War and Health, Volume 4: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War.
(*Note: InVA announced — based on the recommendations in Gulf War and Health, Volume 5 — that nine rare endemic infectious diseases would be presumptive for veterans with qualifying Southwest Asia or Afghanistan service.).
In The Demon in the Freezer, his first nonfiction book since The Hot Zone, a #1 New York Times bestseller, Richard Preston takes us into the heart of Usamriid, the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Maryland, once the headquarters of the U.S.
biological weapons program and now the epicenter of. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Review of the scientific literature as it pertains to Gulf War illnesses.
Vol. 4, Stress. (a) Compensation for disability due to undiagnosed illness and medically unexplained chronic multisymptom illnesses. (1) Except as provided in paragraph (a)(7) of this section, VA will pay compensation in accordance with chapter 11 of ti United States Code, to a Persian Gulf veteran who exhibits objective indications of a qualifying chronic disability, provided that such.
the Gulf War. The Gulf War Review will continue to provide updates about this process, I0M reports and VA action on the I0M reports. Gulf War eterans and nfectious Diseases This is one of a series of articles about various environmental hazards or risks encountered by military personnel deployed to Gulf War theater of operation.
Many veterans have believed that the illnesses were associated with their military service in southwest Asia during the war.
This volume of Gulf War and Health evaluates the scientific literature on chemical, biologic, and physical agents to which military personnel in the gulf were potentially exposed and possible long-term adverse health.
The IOM Gulf War and Health Series. Presentation to the Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses Ap The Institute of Medicine asks and.
answers the nation’s most. pressing questions about health and health care. •The IOM is an independent, nonprofit organization that. 1st Edition. by Institute of Medicine (Author), Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice (Author), Committee on Gulf War and Health: Infectious Diseases (Author), Robert E.
Black (Editor), Laura B. Sivitz (Editor), Abigail E. Mitchell (Editor) & 3 more. out of 5 stars 1 s: 1. Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of A Review of the Scientific Literature as It Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses - Vol.
8 (). immunizations, infectious diseases, and stress. These represent plausible causes of some of the illnesses Gulf War veterans have reported.
Get this from a library. Infectious diseases. [Lee H Hilborne; Beatrice Alexandra Golomb; Rand Corporation.; United States. Department of Defense. Office of the Secretary of Defense.; National Defense Research Institute (U.S.);] -- Numerous Gulf War veterans have reported a range of illnesses and symptoms after serving in the Persian Gulf.
Some of the reported symptoms. Veterans of the Persian Gulf War have reported a variety of physical and psychological symptoms, some of which remain unexplained. In an effort to do everything possible to understand and explain the illnesses, inform veterans and the public, and recommend changes in Department of Defense (DoD) policies and procedures to minimize such problems in the.
Epidemiologic surveillance of deployed troops and studies conducted during the 4 years since the war with Iraq have provided a better understanding of the threat of infectious diseases in the Persian Gulf and also help provide a guide for the diagnosis and treatment of ill Gulf war.
Series: Review of the Scientific Literature as It Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses (Book 2) Paperback: pages; Publisher: RAND Corporation (Octo ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 7 x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies)Author: Beatrice Golomb.
Gulf War syndrome or Gulf War illness is a chronic and multi-symptomatic disorder affecting returning military veterans of the – Persian Gulf War. A wide range of acute and chronic symptoms have been linked to it, including fatigue, muscle pain, cognitive problems, insomnia, rashes and diarrhea.
Approximatelyof theU.S. veterans who served in the Gulf War. Military Medical Recordkeeping During and After the Gulf War Information Paper; RAND Report: A Review of the Scientific Literature As It Pertains to the Gulf War Illnesses, Volume 1: Infectious Diseases; Aug First Operation Desert Shield-related U.S.
death: Aug used case definition of GWI. InVA added nine infectious diseases to the list of GWI-related conditions. VA advisory groups noted, however, Page ii GAO Gulf War Illness Figures Figure 1: Locations and Timeline of Major U.S.
Gulf War Conflicts 4 in a series of Gulf War conflicts that continue to this day. The Department of. Although Gulf War veterans appeared healthy on returning home, within a few months reports began to emerge of varied illnesses and multiple somatic symptoms.
Eventually, similar health problems were reported among Gulf War veterans in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and most recently France [ 10 ].() Inthe National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, published the article, Mycoplasmas: Sophisticated, Reemerging, and Burdened by Their Notoriety, by Drs.
Baseman and. (a) The genesis of Gulf War veteran health registries. As alleged Gulf War associated illnesses reporting was diverse and exposure and outcome data were lacking, first the United States (Joseph & The Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program Evaluation Team ; Murphy ), later the United Kingdom (Coker et al.
) and then Canada (Robinson ) created health registries for Gulf War.