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Health consequences of service during the Persian Gulf War

initial findings and recommendations for immediate action.

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Published by National Academy Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Diseases -- United States.,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Veterans -- Medical Care -- United States.,
    • Persian Gulf War, 1991 -- Health Aspects -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Medical Follow-up Agency.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS79.744.H42 H43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 93 p. :
      Number of Pages93
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1129755M
      ISBN 100309052416
      LC Control Number94074965
      OCLC/WorldCa31913895

      The most common comparison group constructed by researchers examining the health effects of military service has been civilians (Jordan et al., ; Iowa Persian Gulf Study Group, ; McFall et al., ; Price et al., ; Card, ; McKiney et al., .


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The Gulf War, also called the Persian Gulf War, began on August 2, when Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Kuwait, and ended on Febru This Historyplex article puts forth some information about the outcome and effects of the Persian Gulf War.

The "Gulf War Review" is written by VA's Environmental Agents Service (EAS). The "Review" is published to provide information about the concerns of Gulf War veterans, their families, and others interested in possible long-term health consequences of military service in the Gulf War.

The "Review" describes actions by VA and others. Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War: Recommendations for Research and Information Systems, by Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (page images and partial HTML at NAP) Adequacy of the Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program: Nerve Agents, by Institute of Medicine (U.S.) (HTML and page images at NAP).

VA's Epidemiology Program conducted a multiyear survey study of Gulf War-era Veterans who served in to find out how their health has changed over time. Researchers conducted an initial survey ina second survey inand a third survey in Past findings show deployed Veterans reported a higher prevalence of unexplained multisymptom illness and.

In-depth descriptions of specific military conflicts, including the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and wars in Central America provide striking illustrations of the issues covered in other chapters.

A series of chapters explores the roles of health professionals and of organizations during war, and in preventing war and its consequences. Institute of Medicine, Committee to Review the Health Consequences of Service During the Persian Gulf War, "Illness in Gulf War Veterans" by Philip J.

health effects of given exposures to these risk factors. Where available evidence permits, the reviews also summarize what is known about the range of actual exposures in the Gulf and assess the plausibility of the risk factor at hand as a cause of illnesses.

Statements related to the Gulf War experience should be regarded as suggestive rather. In-depth descriptions of specific military conflicts, including the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, and wars in Central America provide striking illustrations of the issues covered in other chapters.

A series of chapters explores the roles of health professionals and of organizations during war, and in preventing war and its consequences.5/5(3). The Gulf War (2 August – 28 February ), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August – 17 January ) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January – 28 February ) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Location: Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the Persian.

U.S. chemical and biological warfare-related dual use exports to Iraq and their possible impact on the health consequences of the Persian Gulf war.

A report of Chairman Donald W. Riegle, Jr., and Ranking Member Alfonse M. D'Amato of the Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs with Respect to Export Administration, United States Senate.

Depleted uranium was used in the war in tank kinetic energy penetrators and 20–30 mm cannon icant controversy regarding the long term safety of depleted uranium exists, although detractors claim pyrophoric, genotoxic, and teratogenic heavy metal effects.

Many have cited its use during the war as a contributing factor to a number of instances of health issues. Table 1 Countries of deployment (a) and frequencies of self-reported exposures (b) during the Gulf War according to branches of service Army (n. As of Decem56, Gulf War veterans were enrolled by self-referral into the program.

Of this number, 16, declined evaluation. We have no evidence that biological weapons were used during the Gulf War. In. the Persian Gulf War. Since then, many Veterans of that conflict have endured adverse health consequences from the war.

The Persian Gulf War is legally defined in 38 U.S.C. § (33) as beginning on August 2,and ending on the date thereafter prescribed by Presidential proclamation or by law.

Although the term "Gulf War. Health consequences of service during the Persian Gulf War: initial findings and recommendations for immediate action Shell Shock Rare Books This collection includes books scanned from the USU Archives' rare book collection from the World War I : Megan Sunday.

As the date for launching the Persian Gulf War approached 25 years ago, President George H.W. Bush was resolute in public, but privately he was filled with sadness and knew what war was Author: Kenneth T.

Walsh. Multiple expert boards and committees reviewed health consequences of service in the Gulf; none were able to define the medical nature and cause or causes of a "Persian Gulf War Syndrome," nor identify any cause and effect relationships between putative exposures and undefined illness.

Hidden Casualties book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume reveals the full extent of the Persian Gulf War's devas 5/5. Iowa Persian Gulf Study Group. Self-reported illness and health status among Persian Gulf War veterans: A population-based study.

Journal of the American Medical Association,– CrossRef Google ScholarCited by: 3. Emotional Aftermath of the Persian Gulf War explores the impact of war from a unique perspective—it addresses not only the effect of trauma on soldiers in combat but also the toll war takes on families and communities as a whole.

In this book, experts from the Department of Defense (including Dick Cheney, former Secretary of Defense, who provides the preface), the. If you tell your class that “Today, we are going to study the first Persian Gulf War,” you will get an unenthusiastic response.

That war took place almost twenty years ago, in Today’s students weren’t born yet. To them, it’s ancient yet Gulf War I. A new study from the University of South Carolina has found a gastrointestinal link that could help explain many of the health issues facing those.

This research uncovered a great deal of evidence that U.S. forces may have been exposed to chemical and possibly biological warfare agents as a result of the bombings of 18 chemical, 12 biological, and 4 nuclear facilities within Iraq during the Persian Gulf War.

Health consequences of service during the Persian Gulf War: initial findings and recommendations for immediate action Published: Access: Online book. Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War 24 GULF WAR AND HEALTH Gulf area, treatments, studies of short-term health outcomes only, rehabilitation, social outcomes (for example, employment), impacts on families, or studies of long-term outcomes from known physical events, such as gun-shot wounds.

War in the persian Gulf Operations Desert shielD and Desert storm august –March In the early morning hours of 2 AugustIraqi dictator Saddam Hussein launched an overwhelming invasion of tiny, oil-rich Kuwait. (Map 1) The United States Army, reveling in the end of the Cold War. GULF WAR ERA ¾Defined: A term developed for the purposes of VA’s Gulf War reporting initiative which represents a period of time synonymous with the Persian Gulf War period of service.

¾Persian Gulf War: A period of war defined by Ti CFR, Section (i) based upon active military service from August 2,through date to be. Psychological and Psychosocial Consequences of Combat and Deployment with Special Emphasis on the Gulf War.

by David H. Marlowe. Related Topics: Gulf War Illness, Health, Health Care, and Aging, Military Personnel, National Security and Terrorism, Psychological Warfare; Citation; View related products.

According to Laura Flanders, as of January,at le soldiers deployed to the Persian Gulf during the war are suffering from symptoms connected with their service. Workers in DU industrial processing plants and people living in communities surrounding these plants also have been contaminated by fallout of DU particles (Ref.

22). Gulf War and Health: Volume 8: Update of Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf WarFor the United States, the Persian Gulf War was a brief and successful military operation with few injuries and deaths.

However, soon after returning from duty, a large number of veterans began reporting health problems they believed were associated with. Contact.11th Floor, Huazhan Guoji Building A, Yumin Road, Chaoyang, Beijing.

(86). Health Consequences of Service During the Gulf War: Recommendations for Research and Information Systems. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, Kang HK and others. Health Surveillance of Persian Gulf War Veterans: A Review of the DVA Persian Gulf Registry Data. Unpublished report, Dept.

of Veterans Affairs, March   Twenty Years Later, First Iraq War Still Resonates The first Persian Gulf War ended 20 years ago this month. Although it was a quick and seemingly decisive victory, it has had a lasting influence.The Gulf War occurred in and when Iraq invaded Kuwait.

UN, NATO, and United States forces responded by attacking and pushing Iraqi troops out of Kuwait. The war was a decisive victory.