Identifying Non-Fatal Injury & Polypharmacy Indicators of Risk for Accident Death in US Army Enlisted Soldiers

Research Paper Title Medical-encounter mental health diagnoses, non-fatal injury and polypharmacy indicators of risk for accident death in the US Army enlisted soldiers, 2004-2009. Background Accidents are a leading cause of deaths in US active duty personnel. Understanding accident deaths during wartime could facilitate future operational planning and inform risk prevention efforts. Methods This study… Read More

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What is the Impact of Behavioral Health Encounter Dose & Frequency on PTSD Symptoms Among Active Duty Service Members?

Research Paper Title Examining the Impact of Behavioral Health Encounter Dose and Frequency on Post-traumatic Stress Symptoms Among Active Duty Service Members. Background Several factors may influence the standardised delivery and frequency of behavioral health encounters for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in active duty military settings, potentially impacting the effectiveness of care. This retrospective analysis… Read More

What is the Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes & Abnormal Pap Smears Among Women in the US Military Health System?

Research Paper Title Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Genotypes and Abnormal Pap Smears Among Women in the Military Health System. Background Human papillomavirus infection (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection among United States Military Servicemembers, and present in the majority of cervical cancers. Many of these infections are preventable, but HPV immunisation is not… Read More

Hip Arthroscopy & Early Weight Bearing Progression in a Military Population

Research Paper Title Functional Outcomes of Hip Arthroscopy in an Active Duty Military Population Utilizing a Criterion-based Early Weight Bearing Progression. Background Hip arthroscopy allows surgeons to address intra-articular pathology of the hip while avoiding more invasive open surgical dislocation. However the post-operative rehabilitation protocols have varied greatly in the literature, with many having prolonged… Read More

Do PTSD Symptoms, TBI, & Neurocognitive Decrements Contribute to Sustained Emotional Neurocognitive Symptoms over Time?

Research Paper Title Longitudinal Associations among Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Neurocognitive Functioning in Army Soldiers Deployed to the Iraq War. Background Military deployment is associated with increased risk of adverse emotional and cognitive outcomes. Longitudinal associations involving posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), relatively mild traumatic brain injury (TBI), and neurocognitive compromise are… Read More

What is the Outcome of Triceps Rupture in the US Military?

Research Paper Title Outcomes of Triceps Rupture in the US Military: Minimum 2-Year Follow-up. Background The objective of this study was to examine the subjective and objective midterm functional clinical outcomes of surgically repaired triceps injuries in a moderate- to high-demand population. Methods The US Military Health System was queried to identify all surgically treated… Read More

Discussing the Incidence & Burden of Gynecologic Disorders in Active Component Women of the US Armed Forces, 2012-2016

Research Paper Title Incidence and burden of gynecologic disorders, active component service women, U.S. Armed Forces, 2012-2016. Abstract This report describes the incidence, burden, and co-occurrence of four common gynecologic disorders among active component service women during 2012-2016. Overall incidence rates were highest for: Menorrhagia (100.9 per 10,000 person-years [p-yrs]); Uterine fibroids (63.2 per 10,000… Read More