Protecting the Health of Deployed Forces: Lessons Learned from the Persian Gulf War : Hearing Before the Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats and International Relations of the Committee on Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, March 25, 2003, Volumes 74-77

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2003 - 145 pages
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Page 14 - I ask unanimous consent that all members of the subcommittee be permitted to place an opening statement in the record and that the record remain open for 3 days for that purpose.
Page 14 - I'd ask you to rise and raise your right hands. [Witnesses sworn.] Mr. SHAYS. Note for the record that all have responded in the affirmative.
Page 24 - ... military and exposure histories; improve patient care; and establish a database for further study. The education component of VHI prepares VA healthcare providers to better serve their patients.
Page 1 - Chung, clerk; David Rapallo, minority counsel; and Jean Gosa, minority assistant clerk. Mr. SHAYS.
Page 2 - We thank them all for participating and we look forward to their testimony. [The prepared statement of Hon. Christopher Shays follows:] ONE HUNDRED...
Page 67 - I have had additional duty as the Special Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Gulf War Illnesses.
Page 86 - Use a systematic process to prospectively evaluate non-battle-related risks associated with the activities and settings of deployments. Collect and manage environmental data and personnel location, biological samples, and activity data to facilitate analysis of deployment exposures and to support clinical care and public health activities. Develop the risk assessment, risk management, and risk communication stalls of military leaders at all levels.
Page 91 - Implement a joint computerized patient record and other automated recordkeeping that meets the information needs of those involved with individual care and military public health. Our Work Also Indicates Some DOD Programs for Improving Medical Surveillance Are Not Fully Implemented DOD guidance established requirements for recording and tracking vaccinations and automating medical records for archiving and recalling medical encounters. While our work indicates that DOD has made...

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