Accession Number:

ADA615143

Title:

Use of the Dental Disease Nonbattle injury Encounter Module to Assess the Emergency rate on an Army Military Installation Within the United States

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY INST OF SURGICAL RESEARCH FORT SAM HOUSTON TX

Report Date:

2012-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The objective of this study are 1 to establish a baseline rate for dental emergencies DE occurring within a Brigade Combat Team BCT garrisoned on a military installation located in the continental United States CONUS, and 2 to determine if differences in risk of DE are observed in soldiers of different Dental Fitness Classifications DFC. Data concerning DE were documented by Army Dental Corps providers using CONUS Dental Disease Nonbattle Injury Emergency Encounter module of the Corporate Dental Application CDA. The data were collected from September 1, 2011 to December 15, 2011. The number of soldiers at risk, the BCT dental readiness, the DFC of each soldier who experienced a DE, and the date of the dental visit that preceded the DE were documented from CDA.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE