The Veterans Administration (VA) Independent Study Course provides a guide to the health issues encountered by Gulf War veterans. Emphasis is placed on providing the most recent information from clinical and scientific studies of Gulf War veterans’ illnesses. After completing this independent study, participants will be able to: recognize the most common symptoms and diagnoses of Gulf War veterans, describe current programs established by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs on behalf of Gulf War participants, and discuss recent research studies and findings that relate to the health concerns of Gulf War veterans. Content Materials: The Health Impact of Service in the Gulf War; Gulf War Health Care; VA Gulf War Registry Health Examination Program/Department of Defense Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program; Other VA and DoD Health Care Programs: Centers for the Study of War-Related Illnesses; DoD’s Centers for Deployment Health; DoD’s OSAGWI and the Office of the Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel And Readiness) for Gulf War Illnesses and Medical Readiness and Military Deployments; Spouses and Children Examination Program; Large-Scale Clinical Trials and the ALS Study; Clinical Practice Guidelines: Unexplained Symptoms Clinical Risk Communication: Explaining Casualty Risk to Gulf War Veterans With Multisymptom Illnesses; Studies of Gulf War Veterans’ Mortality, Morbidity and Reproductive Health; Mortality Among U.S. and U.K. Gulf War Veterans; Morbidity Studies Among Gulf War Veterans; Medically Unexplained Symptom-Based Illnesses Among Gulf War Veterans; Reproductive Health Among Gulf War Veterans; Health Risk Factors; Pesticides; Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents; Vaccinations and Pretreatments; Depleted Uranium; Infectious Diseases; Disability Compensation and Undiagnosed Illnesses; Outreach and Education for Gulf War Veterans and VA Employees; Supplemental Reading and Additional References. * This is a privately authored news service and educational publication of Progressive Management. Our publications synthesize official government information with original material - they are not produced by the federal government. They are designed to provide a convenient user-friendly reference work to uniformly present authoritative knowledge that can be rapidly read, reviewed or searched. Vast archives of important data that might otherwise remain inaccessible are available for instant review no matter where you are. This e-book format makes a great reference work and educational tool. There is no other reference book that is as convenient, comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and portable - everything you need to know, from renowned experts you trust. For over a quarter of a century, our news, educational, technical, scientific, and medical publications have made unique and valuable references accessible to all people. Our e-books put knowledge at your fingertips, and an expert in your pocket!
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