Accession Number:

AD0760688

Title:

Present Concepts in Internal Medicine. Volume 5. Supplement 1. Medical Diseases of Military Significance, Southeast Asia, 1972

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

LETTERMAN GENERAL HOSPITAL SAN FRANCISCO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

82.0

Abstract:

The symposium is composed of two articles, one on the history of fevers of undetermined origin in American soldiers in Vietnam and another on malaria. Malaria is recognized as the return of old problem to the American physician since the rotation of American soldiers from Vietnam has brought it again into the Continental United States. In the middle portion of the journal 48 pages, there is a group of capsule summaries - the potential medical problems in returning American prisoners of war from Southeast Asia. Each summary is an outline symptoms, signs, diagnosis, treatment placed on a separate page. The diseases commonly seen in the United States to which these men may also have been subject e.g. hepatitis, hypertension, arteriosclerotic heart disease are not included.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE