What is the Relationship to Deployment on Sarcoidosis Staging & Severity in Military Personnel?

Research Paper Title Relationship to Deployment on Sarcoidosis Staging and Severity in Military Personnel. Background Ongoing studies are investigating the potential link between deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom and relationship to increases in pulmonary disease. While increases in certain diseases such as asthma and airway hyper-reactivity are well established, data on… Read More

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What is the Effect of Environmental Temperature & Humidity on Permethrin-Treated Uniforms?

Research Paper Title Effect of Environmental Temperature and Humidity on Permethrin Biomarkers of Exposure in U.S. Soldiers Wearing Permethrin-Treated Uniforms. Background Environmental factors, including high temperature and humidity, can influence dermal absorption of chemicals. Soldiers can be dermally exposed to permethrin while wearing permethrin-treated uniforms. This study aimed at examining the effects of high temperature… Read More

The Management of Traumatic Injuries in Military & Austere Environments

Research Paper Title Emergency First Responder Management of Combat Injuries to the Torso in the Military, Remote and Austere Settings. Background Traumatic injuries to the torso account for almost a quarter of all injuries seen in combat and are typically secondary to blast or gunshot wounds. Injuries due to road traffic collisions or violence are… Read More

Meniscal Allograft Transplantation and Returning to Active Duty

Research Paper Title Likelihood of Return to Duty Is Low After Meniscal Allograft Transplantation in an Active-duty Military Population. Background Meniscal allograft transplantation (MAT) is considered a viable surgical treatment option in the symptomatic, postmeniscectomy knee and as a concomitant procedure with ACL revision and articular cartilage repair. Although promising outcomes have recently been reported… Read More

Do Concussed Service Members Underestimate the Influence of Rest during Acute Recovery?

Research Paper Title Beliefs About the Influence of Rest During Concussion Recovery May Predict Activity and Symptom Progression Within an Active Duty Military Population. Background To evaluate relationships between beliefs about the impact of rest and the level of activities and symptoms over time among active duty Service members sustaining concussion, and whether these relationships… Read More

Do Injury Severity Scores Represent Combat Injury?

Research Paper Title All Trauma Is Not Created Equal: Redefining Severe Trauma for Combat Injuries. Background Injury severity scores (ISS) and shock index (SI) are popular trauma scoring systems. Methods The researchers assessed ISS and SI in combat trauma to determine the optimal cut-off values for mortality and trauma outcomes. Retrospective analysis of the Department… Read More

The Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder & Obstructive Sleep Apnea in US Military Personnel

Research Paper Title The Management of Chronic Insomnia Disorder and Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Synopsis of the 2019 U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Defense Clinical Practice Guidelines. Background In September 2019, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the US Department of Defence (DoD) approved a new joint clinical practice guideline… Read More