6 Treatment Options For Foot Pain

Your feet are a very important part of your body. They are also the body part that exerts a lot of effort in helping move you get from one place to another – carrying you through the day-to-day activities you will have to accomplish. When you give it some thought, once your feet give up… Read More

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COVID-19 & the Spanish Influenza: Combating an Invisible Enemy

Research Paper Title Combating an invisible enemy: the American military response to global pandemics. Abstract The present moment is not the first time that America has found itself at war with a pathogen during a time of international conflict. Between crowded barracks at home and trenches abroad, wartime conditions helped enable the spread of influenza… Read More

Following Up an Outbreak of Yersinia Enterocolitica in the Norwegian Armed Forces

Research Paper Title Yersinia enterocolitica: A Follow-up of the Outbreak in the Norwegian Armed Forces in 2014. Background In the spring of 2014, there was an outbreak of Yersinia enterocolitica (YE) gastroenteritis in four Norwegian military camps-the largest outbreak ever reported in Norway. YE is usually transmitted via food, and the gastrointestinal disease caused by… Read More

What are Soldiers’ Attitudes Toward Behavioural Health Profiles in the US Army?

Research Paper Title Soldier Attitudes Toward Behavioural Health Profiles in the US Army. Background Behavioural health (BH) readiness is a critical component of US Army personnel readiness. Medical providers issue BH profiles in order to communicate BH-related duty limitations to the commander and reflect BH force readiness on both micro/macro-levels. A recent report indicates BH… Read More

Caring for Paediatric Trauma Patients during US Military Operations in Iraq & Afghanistan

Research Paper Title Paediatric Trauma Patient Intensive Care Resource Utilisation in US Military Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Background Children represent a unique patient population treated by military personnel during wartime, as seen in the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The researchers sought to describe ICU resource utilisation by US military personnel treating paediatric… Read More

What is the Mental Health Service Utilisation & Perceived Barriers to Receiving Care in Deployed Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Mental Health Service Utilization and Perceived Barriers to Receiving Care in Deployed Soldiers. Background Scant research has examined mental health treatment utilisation and barriers to care in deployed US soldiers. This study aims to assess mental health treatment utilisation in deployed soldiers, including providers used and barriers to care. Methods US Army… Read More

A Review of Combat Casualties to Aid Care & Prevention

Research Paper Title Mortality Review of US Special Operations Command Battle-Injured Fatalities. Background Comprehensive analyses of battle-injured fatalities, incorporating a multidisciplinary process with a standardised lexicon, is necessary to elucidate opportunities for improvement (OFIs) to increase survivability. Methods A mortality review was conducted on United States Special Operations Command battle-injured fatalities who died from September… Read More