• Estimated Drive Time - 5-6 hours (please note that all drive times given here are the approximate number of hours that the truck will be in motion only, and does not include any time taken for coffee or lunch stops, border crossings, photo stops, activities en route, comfort breaks, shopping stops, toilet stops, etc. (intrepidtravel.com)
  • 43rd World Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) will be held in Basel, Switzerland on May 19-24, 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Nevin noted that several veterans previously diagnosed by the U.S. military with chronic brainstem dysfunction from mefloquine will be travelling from across the country at their own expense to Washington, DC, to attend the second meeting of the committee on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, in the hopes of providing three minutes of testimony regarding their own conditions. (prweb.com)
  • China (2010), Thailand (2012), and Russia (2016) have hosted the previous editions of Pan-Asia Pacific Congress on Military Medicine. (irna.ir)
  • She can provide Prolonged Exposure (PE) and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD and has a special interest in concerns related to moral injury, combat exposure and sexual assault, including Military Sexual Trauma. (upenn.edu)
  • Combat Medicine is meant to be a concise manual for the young clinical or basic investigator who is studying organ injury following trauma or toxic or infectious assaults either in an urban or battlefield setting, with an emphasis on current research issues in emergency and military medicine. (booktopia.com.au)
  • The aim of Combat Medicine is to inspire surgical and medical residents and fellows, as well as biology and biochemistry students and fellows, to pursue research careers in the fields of military, trauma, and emergency medicine. (booktopia.com.au)
  • Hemorrhagic shock is the leading cause of trauma-related death in the military setting. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Disaster and Military Medicine is an open access journal that encompasses all aspects of disaster and military medicine as well as prehospital, trauma and emergency care. (biomedcentral.com)
  • What we're trying to do is develop a toolkit for our trauma and reconstructive surgeons out of various regenerative medicine products as they emerge to improve long-term outcomes in function and form of injured extremities. (apgnews.com)
  • As a manual it is in no way a substitute for existing detailed and specialized texts on the various aspects of trauma surgery and management: rather have we attempted to collate the most essenlial knowledge required to organize and afTord medical aid whenever civilian or military disaster strikes. (springer.com)
  • CAPS is considered by the Department of Veterans Affairs as the "gold standard" for PTSD assessment and diagnosis for both military Veteran and civilian trauma survivors. (eurekalert.org)
  • The Department of Defense estimates that more than 340,000 military service members have sustained a traumatic brain injury since 2000. (njtvonline.org)
  • Committee to Review the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System, Medical Follow-Up Agency, Institute of Medicine. (who.int)
  • To memorialize Professor Li Ao on his 100th birthday in 2017 and introduce our extensive experience, it is our honor to briefly review the development and achievement of the Chinese burn medicine from TMMU. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Dr. Leah Blain serves as the Clinic Director for the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Penn, where she oversees all clinical, administrative, and outreach operations. (upenn.edu)
  • Though vital for conservative management of the condition, early detection is complicated by the ambiguous nature of clinical signs of lumbosacral stenosis in stoic and high-drive Labrador retriever military working dogs. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The exomes of 8 young Labrador retriever military working dogs (4 affected and 4 unaffected by lumbosacral stenosis, phenotypically selected by CT image analyses from 40 dogs with no reported clinical signs of the condition) were sequenced to identify and annotate exonic variants between dogs negative and positive for lumbosacral stenosis. (biomedcentral.com)
  • The war also has spurred transformations in technology, as well as the development of a sophisticated military research and clinical care network that has grown exponentially here. (sigchristenson.com)
  • 2 Minute Medicine® is an award winning, physician-run, expert medical media company originally founded out of Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Our content is curated, written and edited by practicing health professionals who have clinical and scientific expertise in their field of reporting. (2minutemedicine.com)
  • In order for these tools to be used in military medicine, clinical sampling and biobanking will need to be optimized to be compatible with downstream processing and analysis for each class of molecule measured. (cdc.gov)
  • According to the HJF, A Hero of Military Medicine is an individual who has distinguished him or herself in medical research or clinical care through compassion, excellence and selfless dedication that goes above and beyond the call of duty. (evms.edu)
  • The International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) is an international and intergovernmental organization consisting of more than one hundred states. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 28 April 1990, the Committee changed its name and became the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM). (wikipedia.org)
  • Exchanges and Information Forum The ICMM major role is to contribute to exchanges in all the medico-military fields both technological and scientific. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 42nd ICMM World Congress on Military Medicine was held in New Delhi, India in November 20173. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded after the World War II in 1920, the International Committee on Military Medicine (ICMM) is an inter-governmental organization aiming at strengthening the medical relations throughout the world. (irna.ir)
  • Why is the ICMM also offering training in military medical ethics? (coursera.org)
  • Based on this, the ICMM has established training courses for military medical ethics. (coursera.org)
  • A medical specialty, specifically a branch of occupational medicine attending to the medical risks and needs (both preventive and interventional) of soldiers, sailors and other service members. (wikipedia.org)
  • Historically, this encompasses all of the medical advances emerging from medical research efforts directed at addressing the problems encountered by deployed military forces (e.g., vaccines or drugs for soldiers, medical evacuation systems, drinking water chlorination , etc.) many of which ultimately prove important beyond the purely military considerations that inspired them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those types of infections may complicate wounds sustained by soldiers in theater, according to Col. Michael Zapor, an infectious diseases physician at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (militaryconnection.com)
  • Conclusion Exposure to fumes from military weapons might be a respiratory hazard for soldiers who do live-fire training regularly or are in a closed combat environment. (bmj.com)
  • An understanding of the effects of sleep-deprivation on various cognitive functions and decision making abilities is critical for a military in a time of war, when enormous physical demands are placed on soldiers who are often deprived of sleep and sustenance and who must make split-second life or death decisions. (dickinson.edu)
  • Current military applications of stem cell-based therapies are already saving the lives of soldiers who would have died in previous conflicts. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Jason Brant with the University of Florida has turned to a mouse to help the military reduce scarring of injured Soldiers. (apgnews.com)
  • Psychosocial Risk Factors and Other Than Honorable Military Discharge: Providing Healthcare to Previously Ineligible Veterans. (bioportfolio.com)
  • As a transformative perspective, this chapter discusses a specific area of DoD that is undergoing a large transformation to provide healthcare to today's military and engage with the Department of Veterans Affairs to take care of veterans. (igi-global.com)
  • In this chapter, as part of our section objective to address net-centric transformation perspectives, we provide a synopsis that specifically caters to the healthcare for our military warfighters and veterans. (igi-global.com)
  • We use the Theater Medical Information Program (TMIP) as a net-centric example case study to address military healthcare requirements and the Net-Centric Key Performance Parameter mandates. (igi-global.com)
  • Given that suicide is the second leading cause of death among service members, these results suggest that healthcare providers treating military patients should discuss past TBI history, particularly if patients exhibit signs of depression. (2minutemedicine.com)
  • In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. (cloud-cme.com)
  • The major military contributions of the surgical disciplines have been in mass casualty management, the evacuation of wounded, and in the treatment of battle wounds. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In World War I , the application of infectious disease research to military sanitation produced a milestone in the history of war: lower mortality from disease than from battle wounds. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Despite more destructive weapons and horrific wounds, the men and women of Military Medicine, as a whole, have continuously adapted to changing requirements and have developed comprehensive rehabilitative methods. (smashwords.com)
  • A combat support hospital is an expandable mobile military hospital, with care and equipment that rivals a fixed-location hospital. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Forty years ago-just a few months after finishing my anesthesia residency at the University of California, San Francisco-I entered the military and was stationed at the US Naval Support Activity Hospital in Da Nang, South Vietnam. (asahq.org)
  • He was treated quickly in the field and flown to a military hospital in Germany. (sigchristenson.com)
  • With the help of the Southwest Hospital affiliated with the Third Military Medical University (TMMU), he and his colleagues established the earliest special department for burns, which was the precursor to the Institute of Burn Research (IBR). (biomedcentral.com)
  • It comes up all the time - the question of the transferability of what we do in the military to those in the civilian world," said LTC Brett Owens, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Keller Army Hospital in West Point, NY. (lermagazine.com)
  • The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc., 6720A Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817. (cdc.gov)
  • Specific curricular content related to military medicine includes, but is not limited to, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), depression, and psychosocial issues related to military culture and family life. (jaoa.org)
  • The Development of an Emergency Medicine Resident Research Program in the United States Military. (medworm.com)
  • The goal of the Emergency Medicine Grand rounds series is to provide evidence-based recommendations for the care of our patient population, and to provide updates in the field of emergency medicine. (cloud-cme.com)
  • The Belgian Government actively supported the practical development of this concept and the first International Congress of Military Medicine and Pharmacy was held in July 1921 in Brussels, Belgium, in presence of HM King Albert I. It resulted in a permanent Committee of International Congresses of Military Medicine and Pharmacy (ICMPM) being officially founded on 21 July 1921 during the Congress. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additional content that is relevant to military medicine-related matters includes the content taught as part of the year-long, 3-course sequence "Preventive and Community-Based Medicine. (jaoa.org)
  • Dr. Sullivan has worked in the field of behavioral neurotoxicology since the mid-1990s, and has coordinated multiple studies focused on chronic health effects from neurotoxicant exposures from military deployments (i.e., pesticides, nerve agents, heavy metals, prophylactic medications) and their neurobehavioral and neuroimaging outcomes as well as gender-based outcomes in military veterans and predisposition and risks for development of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's disease, stroke and Parkinson disease. (bu.edu)
  • It all starts with lifestyle," says Army Col. Todd Villines, the cardiology consultant to the Army Surgeon General and a practicing cardiologist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. (health.mil)
  • This disparate arena has historically involved the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases (especially tropical diseases ), and, in the 20th Century, the ergonomics and health effects of operating military-specific machines and equipment such as submarines, tanks, helicopters and airplanes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Communicable and infectious diseases have always been the major causes of morbidity among troops, and military medicine has made its greatest contributions in this area. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Vaccination has had great success in history of medicine with both infectious and non-infectious diseases listed in the realm of vaccines. (jammonline.com)
  • This Web site provides an introduction to the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) and contains official Government information. (army.mil)
  • Award recipients have demonstrated a commitment to advancing military medicine and enhancing the lives and health of the nation's wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans. (evms.edu)
  • From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, Care of the Combat Amputee (2009) addresses all aspects of combat amputee care ranging from surgical techniques to long-term care, polytrauma and comorbidities such as traumatic brain injury and burns, pain management, psychological issues, physical and occupational therapy, VA benefits, prosthetics and adaptive technologies, sports and recreational opportunities, and return to duty and vocational rehabilitation. (smashwords.com)
  • Active-duty patients seeking treatment from military facilities cannot sue for harms resulting from negligent care, while protections are provided to dependents treated at military facilities and to all patients-active-duty or not-that receive care from civilian facilities. (nber.org)
  • Critical Care in the Military Health System: A Survey-Based Summary of Critical Care Services. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Written by experts in the military, Veterans Administration, and private sector, the book provides a significant update to the field of rehabilitation, with comprehensive coverage of emerging approaches, techniques, and technologies for amputee care. (smashwords.com)
  • Focus group participants were military veterans enrolled in the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, and their significant others. (chiro.org)
  • Medicine and Victory: British Military Medicine in the Second World War is an important and archivally well-grounded study at the intersection of military and medical history that points to a marked improvement in the provision of British medical care during the course of the conflict. (socialaffairsunit.org.uk)
  • Using data from the Millennium Cohort Study we describe the characteristics of CAM users in a large military population and document their health care needs over a 12-month period. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Topics covered by the journal include aviation medicine, combat casualty care, bioterrorism, naval medicine and field medicine. (biomedcentral.com)
  • It has pumped millions of dollars into the San Antonio-area economy, helped spur the creation of joint medic training and improved care for 240,000 military health beneficiaries as well as civilian emergency patients in this region. (sigchristenson.com)
  • Two years ago, dreadful conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. focused a harsh light on military health care. (kpbs.org)
  • Tomorrow morning, we'll have the second part of our conversation with the major general about military health care. (kpbs.org)
  • We then discuss a continuum of care scenario for wounded warriors from DoD to VA. We describe the type of transformation that is being conducted in the Military Health System, and then provide a case study of a military health program known as Theater Medical Information Program (TMIP). (igi-global.com)
  • The military psychiatry and changing systems of mental health care, as well as psychological issues in training for research in psychiatry are also addressed. (elsevier.com)
  • ABSTRACT Evidence-based articles have demonstrated an increase in diabetes prevalence, but diabetes prevalence in the enrolled Military Health System population was previously understudied. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • Variability in diabetes prevalence rates calculated from 5 groups of algorithms was examined in the Military Health System population (3 million enrollees per year) from fiscal years 2006 to 2010. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • This study demonstrates prevalence rate variability because of differing case algorithms and shows evidence of a growing diabetes population in the Military Health System , specifically within the nonactive duty 45 years and older demographic groups. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • The authors work with data from the Military Health System (MHS), which provides services to 9.6 million eligible beneficiaries from active duty to retired service members and their dependent family members. (insurancenewsnet.com)
  • Training opportunities in the Military Health System. (health.mil)
  • That's why the Military Health System is joining National Wear Red Day® Friday, Feb. 3, when wearing a red article of clothing will draw attention to this issue and encourage women to ask: Am I heart healthy? (health.mil)
  • This then leads to the discussion of DoD Military Health System which is currently trying to transform itself to address Net Centricity. (igi-global.com)
  • Presumably in the near future, pharmacogenomics will be impressed upon the military health system (MHS) provider from either a top-down, command requested, or from a bottom-up, patient requested, approach. (cdc.gov)
  • Future studies might employ a prospective design, enrolling a military cohort without any history of TBIs and better accounting for preexisting mental health issues. (2minutemedicine.com)
  • In March, Beijing announced a 7.5 per cent increase in its official military budget to about $78.6 billion (£50 billion), which remains a fraction of the $548.9bn (£351bn) that the Obama administration has requested as its core defence budget. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • However a senior US defence official, outlining the report, estimated that actual military-related spending by China amounted to about $150 billion (£96 billion) in 2009. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Military physicians wrote several texts on surgery, on preventive medicine , and on pharmacy during the Revolutionary War, the first American publications of their kind. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Dr. Scoville: U.S. Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Room 2A31, Silver Spring, MD 20910. (annals.org)
  • Within 20 minutes of quitting smoking, your blood pressure drops," said Air Force Col. Thomas Moore, a preventive medicine doctor and in charge of health promotions for the Air Force Medical Support Agency. (health.mil)
  • Other studies agree that, for the most part, CAM-using patients are not replacing conventional medicine with CAM. (chiro.org)
  • 6, 8, 10, 28 ] There are several reasons why patients stay with conventional medicine, even when it does not meet all their needs. (chiro.org)
  • In addition, they are bombarded with claims that non-scientific medical systems (so-called alternative medicine, from chiropractic to Ayurveda) offer greater benefits to patients. (skepdoc.info)
  • CONCLUSIONS: While this study was unable to capture the military specific occupational exposure to I. scapularis, it does show a difference in period prevalence between service members and family members with the family members being at higher risk to contract Lyme instead of service members as is commonly suggested in the literature. (medworm.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to diagnose an outbreak of acute undifferentiated febrile illness among Peruvian military recruits that developed after a training exercise in the high jungle rainforest of Peru. (ajtmh.org)
  • Of 193 military recruits, 78 developed an acute febrile illness with varied manifestations. (ajtmh.org)
  • This outbreak of acute undifferentiated febrile illness among Peruvian military recruits was due to leptospirosis. (ajtmh.org)
  • In 2007 Bottoni was honored with the O'Donohue Sports Injury Research Award-presented at that year's annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine-for his prospective, randomized comparison of delayed vs. acute reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament. (lermagazine.com)
  • Unique to the challenges in caring for military service members and veterans is their potential to go from the most "fit" to the most disabled in an instant. (jaoa.org)