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Bioterrorism research and post-deployment health care for veterans

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Health

Bioterrorism research and post-deployment health care for veterans

hearing before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Veterans" Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, March 27, 2003.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans" Affairs. Subcommittee on Health

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Veterans -- Medical care -- United States,
  • Weapons of mass destruction

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF27 .V444 2003a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 226 p. :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17623898M
    ISBN 100160736609
    OCLC/WorldCa56929811

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A Voluntary Rapid Self-Assessment of State and Local Capacity to Respond to Bioterrorism, Outbreaks of Infectious Disease, and Other Public Health Threats and Emergencies.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Office of Public. Suggested citation: Epidemiology Program, Post-Deployment Health Group, Office of Public Health, Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs.

( 5). Analysis of VA Health Care Utilization among Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn Veterans, from 1st Qtr FY through 1st Qtr FY   Use the resources on this page to plan and prepare for a possible bioterrorism attack. For resources relevant to preparation and planning for all types of emergencies, please see Emergency Preparedness and Response: Preparation and Planning.

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REASON FOR ISSUE: This VHA. This is the Deployment Health Bioterrorism research and post-deployment health care for veterans book page for the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center.

It contains information for Veterans and providers on the type of research we are conducting for combat related illnesses and injuries including exposure related illnesses and mild to.

Veterans Affairs Emergency Preparedness Act ofwhich established that VA must: • Provide decontamination and personal protection equipment (PPE) at VHA medical facilities and train employees in the use of such equipment.

• Train physicians and other health care personnel in medical matters relating to CBR attacks. • Develop Model for Post-Deployment Care- Gulf War Veterans Clinic and DoD Post-Deployment Health Clinical Center • Identify “Best Practices” – VA Puget Sound – Summer • Establish Technical Assistance Team (TAT) to provide national interdisciplinary leadership and guidance – Winter   Bioterrorism research and post-deployment health care for veterans book Septemmillion military personnel have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.

To date, roughly million have separated from the military and approximatelyof these veterans have used VA health care.

Combat deployments impact Cited by: Kimberly Sullivan, PhD, research assistant professor of environmental health at BU School of Public Health has received the Soaring Eagle Award given annually by the Strategic Advisory Board of the BU Center for Military Health (formerly known as BU Center for Military and Post Deployment Health) to an individual who has made significant contributions to the health of our nation’s Veterans and active duty military members through innovation and advances in clinical care.

Apply for and manage the VA benefits and services you’ve earned as a Veteran, Servicemember, or family member—like health care, disability, education, and more. Post Deployment Health Evaluation and Management (PDH) () - VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Post-Deployment Health. HSR&D's post-deployment health portfolio addresses issues related to the reintegration of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veterans, including outcomes of short-term rehabilitation, adjustments to returning to civilian life, risk and resilience factors, epidemiological and measurement studies related to polytrauma, screening instruments for early problem identification, access to care.

However, a public health reserve system, consisting of certified laboratory personnel with the ability to provide expertise when the health care system becomes overloaded, needs to be created. In addition, before a crisis occurs, it is critical to have in place agreements between public health and emergency response agencies across jurisdictions.

Follow-Up Program Gulf War, Bosnia, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn. If a Veteran has health concerns about DU, they can talk to their VA primary care provider or environmental health clinician at their VA medical center to discuss whether a DU urine test or further testing might be indicated.

Among veterans of the first Gulf War diagnosed with severe mental illness between andonly 52% had received VA mental health services by 25 Although expanded policies have increased post‐deployment eligibility, only 24% of traumatically injured personnel who were medically discharged between and received any VA Cited by: 8.

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I n the weeks following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, a series of anthrax-filled letters were mailed to various locations in Florida, New York, and Washington, DC. Five deaths among 11 confirmed cases of inhalational anthrax plus 11 cutaneous anthrax cases resulted.

1 This constituted the first U.S. incident of bioterrorism involving anthrax. Authorities responding to the attacks did not have Cited by: Contact Post Deployment Health Services Post Deployment Health Services. Post Deployment Health Services includes the Epidemiology Program and the Environmental Health Program.

By Mail. Post Deployment Health Services (10P4Q) Department of Veterans Affairs Vermont Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC By Telephone. General information or questions about research: (). Post-deployment stress affects Veterans and their families—if you are feeling de-pressed and are thinking about hurting yourself, ask for help from a family mem-ber or health care provider or call the Vet-erans Crisis Line (, Press 1 for Veterans).

If you need immediate help, call File Size: 1MB. In addition, the Millennium Cohot Study is n ongoing comprehensive DoD health research initiative that responds to concens about whether deployment-related exposures are associated with post-deployment health outcomes.

A cross-sectional sample ofmiliary personnel and veterans will be studied prospectively over a year period. For more information, contact | War Related Illness and Injury Study Center Post-Deployment Health Services, Patient Care Services Department of Veterans Affairs 2 definitions and includes: At least one symptom (of at least 6 months duration) from at least two categories: • Fatigue • Musculoskeletal.

deployment health research which should become available in RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS: In a VA Connecticut study of overOEF/OIF Veterans enrolled in VA care, women had more visits to primary care and mental health, and higher use of community care outside.

Center (AITC) in Austin, Texas under the auspices of VA, VHA, and the Post Deployment Health Service. The VHA PCS Post Deployment Health Services is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all VHA population health activities (e.g., clinical care, outreach, clinical and epidemiologic research) relating to AO Veterans’ illnesses.

DC WRIISC's Staff. Our staff consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, research scientists, epidemiologists, complementary and alternative medicine practitioners, and environmental health scientists who have many years of experience seeing veterans with post-deployment health concerns.

The Secretary of Energy and the Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration is to expand research relevant to rapid detection and identification of pathogens likely to be used in a bioterrorism attack, and the Secretary, acting through the Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, is to expand research on the health and safety of workers who are at Enacted by: the th United States Congress.

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