martes, 24 de febrero de 2015

Tuesday News Round-Up: Researchers investigate respiratory health of deployed personnel during operations; Multi-service life-saving training course prepares medics for combat operations; Reducing stigma associated with behavioral health treatment


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Military personnel who deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, or OIF, Operation Enduring Freedom, or OEF, or Operation New Dawn, or OND, were commonly exposed to airborne hazards such as dust and smoke, Army Medicine researchers say.

Surgeons and nurses from the U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy underwent a three-day training course at the Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center to prepare for the various perils they may face in a deployed environment, Feb. 10-12, 2015.

Although it has not been heavily publicized, the 3rd Infantry Division has been working hand in hand with researchers from Clemson University for a number of years now in order to facilitate a study funded by a grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command.
The grant’s purpose: to improve the health of the force by reducing the stigma associated with seeking behavioral health treatment.\

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