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Military Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for War
by Franklin D. Jones, et al. - Borden Institute , 1994
A series of articles with a strong research base. Topics include addressing burnout, ethical issues, consultation to command, psychiatric aspects of disease in service members, training program guidelines, terrorism, hostage negotiation, etc.
Conventional Warfare: Ballistic, Blast, and Burn Injuries
by Ronald F. Bellamy, et al. - Office of the Surgeon General , 1991
Conventional munitions will be a significant source of casualties regardless of the sophisticated weaponry. Ballistic, blast, and burn injuries will continue to demand the attention of the medical corps in order to provide the best possible care.
An Overview of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Therapies for Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
by John W Williams, Jr, et al. - Department of Veterans Affairs , 2011
Since depressive and anxiety disorders share common features with PTSD, this report examines the efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine therapies for depressive and anxiety disorders as a means to detect treatments applicable to PTSD.
- US Army Medical Department , 2002
This manual meets the first aid training needs of individual service members. Because medical personnel will not always be readily available, the nonmedical service members must rely heavily on their own skills and knowledge.
Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook
by Steve Yevich, at al. , 2001
Developed as a primary medical information resource and field guide for the Special Operations Command medics, the Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook defines the standard of health care delivery under adverse and general field conditions.
Enhancing Interoperabillity Among Enlisted Medical Personnel
by Harry J. Thie - RAND Corporation , 2009
To reduce costs and increase interoperability of the military services, a joint medical education and training campus is being established at Fort Sam Houston, Texas with a view to consolidating training across the services.
Invisible Wounds of War
by Terri Tanielian - RAND Corporation , 2008
This monograph focuses on post-traumatic stress disorder, major depression, and traumatic brain injury. Unlike the physical wounds of war, these conditions are often invisible to the eye, remaining invisible to society in general.
War Psychiatry (Textbooks of Military Medicine)
by Franklin D. Jones, at al. - Borden Institute , 1995
This volume addresses the delivery of mental health services during wartime, discusses the concept of combat stress reaction, the delivery of mental health care on the various battlefields, and the psychological consequences of modern combat.
Emergency War Surgery
by Andy C. Szul, at al. - Borden Institute , 2004
This book is an essential tool for the management of forward combat trauma. The text takes a bulleted manual style in order to optimize its use as a rapid reference. It was drafted by sub-specialty experts and updated by surgeons.
by William D. James - Borden Institute , 1994
The book places military dermatology in its historical context, emphasizes the conditions that specialists and general medical officers in the field are likely to see, and discusses diseases that are uncommon in the US but prevalent worldwide.
Defense Against Toxin Weapons
by David R. Franz - U.S. Army Medical Research , 1997
This manual provides basic information on biological toxins to health-care providers to help them make decisions on protecting their troops. Much of the information will also be of interest to individuals charged with countering terrorism.
Prevention and Managment of Cold Weather Injuries
- USARIEM , 2005
This text provides guidance to health care providers, allied medical personnel, and unit commanders and leaders to develop an evidence-based prevention program to protect military personnel from cold stress and associated adverse health effects.
Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare
by Frederick R. Sidell, at al. - Borden Institute , 1997
This textbook focuses on the management of casualties of chemical and biological warfare. A historical overview of chemical and biological warfare is also given. Nonmilitary healthcare providers will also find this book to be extremely useful.
Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook
by Chemical Casualty Care Division - USAMRICD , 1999
This handbook is a reference source for the medical management of chemical casualties. Medical professionals should learn that medical defenses are possible, that casualties can be saved and returned to duty, and that mortality can be minimized.
Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare
by Martha K. Lenhart, et al. - Dept. of the Army , 2008
A vast compendium detailing the history and current state of biological warfare, ranging from countermeasures to legal dimensions. The most comprehensive text related to the use of countermeasures for biological agents in warfare and terrorism.
Medical Management of Biological Casualties, 6th Edition
by Jon B. Woods - USAMRIID , 2005
Concise supplemental reading material to assist in education of biological casualty management. This is a reference for the health care provider on the battlefield or in a clinic, who needs basic summary and treatment information quickly.