Accession Number:

ADA633021

Title:

Implementing Guidance for Deployment Health Surveillance

Descriptive Note:

Technical manual

Corporate Author:

NAVY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH CENTER PORTSMOUTH VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2000-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

This document provides technical guidance for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps on roles, responsibilities, and procedures for conducting Deployment Health Surveillance DHS. Health Surveillance includes identifying risk factors and the population at risk, recognizing and assessing hazardous exposures, recommending and initiating specific countermeasures, and monitoring health outcomes. A system for conducting health surveillance includes a means of identifying health risks and then a means of collecting, transmitting, analyzing, reporting, and storing individual and population health data.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE