Accession Number:

ADA513488

Title:

Diagnoses and Factors Associated With Medical Evacuation and Return to Duty for Service Members Participating in Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom: A Prospective Cohort Study

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV BALTIMORE MD SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Report Date:

2010-01-23

Pagination or Media Count:

13.0

Abstract:

Anticipation of the types of injuries that occur in modern warfare is essential to plan operations and maintain a healthy military. We aimed to identify the diagnoses that result in most medical evacuations, and ascertain which demographic and clinical variables were associated with return to duty.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE