Explore articles addressing war-related medicine, including disaster preparedness, mass casualty events, management of blunt and penetrating trauma, and PTSD.
This cohort study describes nonbattle injury among US service members deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, quantifies absolute numbers of nonbattle injuries and proportion of nonbattle injuries within the Department of Defense Trauma Registry, and documents the characteristics of this injury category.
This longitudinal cohort study examines the associations of time-related deployment variables with subsequent suicide attempt among soldiers who had deployed twice.
This survey study assesses the health and nutritional status of Rohingya children aged 6 to 59 months in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh.
This Viewpoint describes the five lines of reform the US Department of Defense is implementing for its TRICARE health plan, the main provider of health care services to enlisted service members in all military branches, their families, and retirees.
This analysis uses data from the Department of Health and Human Services to examine what type of hospitals face a higher risk of data breaches.
This Arts and Medicine essay discusses Homecoming, a serial podcast psychological drama that tells the story of combat soldiers dealing with the effects of war and PTSD in a mysterious government rehabilitation program.
This Medical News article is an interview with an Israeli physician whose hospital staff treats sick and wounded Syrians.
This longitudinal cohort study examines suicide attempt risk factors, methods, and timing among soldiers currently deployed, previously deployed, and never deployed.
This Ophthalmic Image shows ultra–wide-field retinal imaging of a retinal tear resulting from air bag deployment during a motor vehicle crash.
This cohort study compares the association of child abuse exposure with suicidal ideation, suicide plans, and suicide attempts in the general Canadian population and 2 cohorts from the Canadian Armed Forces.
This commentary discusses a study published in JAMA Surgery that investigated morbidity and mortality outcomes for battlefield casualties before and after implementation of a “golden hour” rule mandating prehospital helicopter transport of critically injured troops in 60 minutes or less.
This data analysis of US military casualties in Afghanistan reports that a 2009 mandate from the Secretary of Defense resulted in 75.2% of missions achieving transport from combat injury to treatment facility in 60 minutes or less.
This case report describes a patient whose medical history, clinical presentation, and other known factors should have prompted greater suspicion of false-positive serum ammonia elevation.
This survey of 3 cohorts of women veterans from the Vietnam era assesses whether lifetime and current prevalence of posttraumatic stress disorder vary by location of service, with adjustment for demographics, military service, and wartime exposures.
This cohort study evaluates the association of predeployment heart rate variability with risk of posttraumatic stress disorder after deployment in US Marines.
This observational study evaluates peripheral tau levels in military personnel exposed to traumatic brain injury and the relationship between elevations in tau and chronic neurological symptoms.
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