Medical Discharge due to Multiple Sclerosis for the UK Armed Forces between 1995 and 2017

Between 01 April 1995 and 31 March 2017, a total of 161 personnel were medically discharged with a principal of contributory cause of multiple sclerosis. What is Multiple Scleroris? Multiple sclerosis is a demyelinating disease marked by patches of hardened tissue in the brain or the spinal cord and associated especially with partial or complete… Read More

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Differentiating between Neurological Decompression Sickness & Multiple Sclerosis in Military Divers

Research Paper Title Multiple sclerosis presenting as neurological decompression sickness in a U.S. navy diver. Abstract A case of clinically definite multiple sclerosis presenting as neurological decompression sickness is presented. A 23-yr-old U.S. Navy diver experienced onset of hypesthesia of the left upper trunk approximately 19 h after making two SCUBA dives. She did not… Read More