Accession Number:

ADA209693

Title:

Potential Cost Savings Associated with a Reduction of Stress Fractures among US Army Basic Trainees

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis Jul 1983-Jul 1984

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

97.0

Abstract:

This study examined the potential cost savings of implementing programs to reduce the incidence of lower extremity stress fractures in basic training. The author predicted a potential cost savings of over one million dollar annually based on a 60 reduction in incidence of stress fractures. The author proposes a program to implement that should achieve a 60 reduction in the incidence of stress fractures.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE