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40 result(s) for 'occupational health' within Military Medical Research

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  1. Naval cohorts rely heavily on personnel to ensure the efficient running of naval organisations. As such, the wellbeing of personnel is essential. In an occupational setting, naval service personnel experience ...

    Authors: Cliodhna Sargent, Cormac Gebruers and Jim O’Mahony

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:1

    Content type: Review

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  2. Veterans with purely physical disorders, such as ankle-foot neuromusculoskeletal disorders, are often neglected in psychological assessments because mental health evaluations are usually focused on those with ...

    Authors: Arsia Taghva, Mostafa Allami, Kamyab Alizadeh, Anahita Zandi, Elahe Faraji and Zohreh Ganjparvar

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:30

    Content type: Research

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  3. The impact of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan on the incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military service members has been poorly quantified. The purpose of this study was to examin...

    Authors: Kenneth L. Cameron, Rodney X. Sturdivant and Susan P. Baker

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2019 6:8

    Content type: Research

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  4. The objectives of this research were to 1) summarize the available evidence on the impact of hearing loss on quality of life (QOL) among U.S. active-duty service members, 2) describe the QOL instruments that h...

    Authors: Hasanat Alamgir, Caryn A. Turner, Nicole J. Wong, Sharon P. Cooper, Jose A. Betancourt, James Henry, Andrew J. Senchak, Tanisha L. Hammill and Mark D. Packer

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:11

    Content type: Review

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  5. Dietary supplement use (protein/amino acids, weight-loss supplements, performance enhancers) is common among U.S. military members. Reported dietary supplement use in deployed troops is limited and is of conce...

    Authors: Shawn M. Varney, Patrick C. Ng, Crystal A. Perez, Allyson A. Araña, Edwin R. Austin, Rosemarie G. Ramos and Vikhyat S. Bebarta

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:34

    Content type: Research

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  6. This study concerns the effects of microwave on health because they pervade diverse fields of our lives. The brain has been recognized as one of the organs that is most vulnerable to microwave radiation. There...

    Authors: Wei-Jia Zhi, Li-Feng Wang and Xiang-Jun Hu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:29

    Content type: Review

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  7. In December 2019, a new type viral pneumonia cases occurred in Wuhan, Hubei Province; and then named “2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)” by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 12 January 2020. For it is a ...

    Authors: Ying-Hui Jin, Lin Cai, Zhen-Shun Cheng, Hong Cheng, Tong Deng, Yi-Pin Fan, Cheng Fang, Di Huang, Lu-Qi Huang, Qiao Huang, Yong Han, Bo Hu, Fen Hu, Bing-Hui Li, Yi-Rong Li, Ke Liang…

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2020 7:4

    Content type: Position article and guideline

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    The Commentary to this article has been published in Military Medical Research 2020 7:16

  8. The impact of sleep disorders on active-duty soldiers’ medical readiness is not currently quantified. Patient data generated at military treatment facilities can be accessed to create research reports and thus...

    Authors: Jaime K. Devine, Jacob Collen, Jake J. Choynowski and Vincent Capaldi

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2020 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  9. Deep body temperature is a critical indicator of heat strain. However, direct measures are often invasive, costly, and difficult to implement in the field. This study assessed the agreement between deep body t...

    Authors: Andrew P. Hunt, Mark J. Buller, Matthew J. Maley, Joseph T. Costello and Ian B. Stewart

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2019 6:20

    Content type: Research

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    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Military Medical Research 2019 6:25

  10. Large numbers of post-deployment U.S. veterans are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI), leading to an urgent need for effective interventions to reduce symp...

    Authors: Rebecca A. Johnson, David L. Albright, James R. Marzolf, Jessica L. Bibbo, Hayley D. Yaglom, Sandra M. Crowder, Gretchen K. Carlisle, Amy Willard, Cynthia L. Russell, Karen Grindler, Steven Osterlind, Marita Wassman and Nathan Harms

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. The novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is the cause of a rapidly spreading illness, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), affecting more than seventeen million people around the ...

    Authors: Ying-Hui Jin, Qing-Yuan Zhan, Zhi-Yong Peng, Xue-Qun Ren, Xun-Tao Yin, Lin Cai, Yu-Feng Yuan, Ji-Rong Yue, Xiao-Chun Zhang, Qi-Wen Yang, Jianguang Ji, Jian Xia, Yi-Rong Li, Fu-Xiang Zhou, Ya-Dong Gao, Zhui Yu…

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2020 7:41

    Content type: Position article and Guidelines

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  12. Cimetidine, an antagonist of histamine type II receptors, has shown protective effects against γ-rays or neutrons. However, there have been no reports on the effects of cimetidine against neutrons combined wit...

    Authors: Ding-Wen Jiang, Qing-Rong Wang, Xian-Rong Shen, Ying He, Tian-Tian Qian, Qiong Liu, Deng-Yong Hou, Yu-Ming Liu, Wei Chen, Xin Ren and Ke-Xian Li

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  13. Selective serotonergic reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are first-line pharmacologic treatments for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but must be given over extended period of time before the onse...

    Authors: Muhammad R. Baig, Robert D. Beck, Jennifer L. Wilson, Jennifer A. Lemmer, Adeel Meraj, Eric C. Meyer, Jim Mintz, Alan L. Peterson and John D. Roache

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2020 7:46

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  14. Hearing plays a vital role in the performance of a soldier and is important for speech processing. Noise-induced hearing loss is a significant impairment in the military and can affect combat performance. Mili...

    Authors: Jenica Su-ern Yong and De-Yun Wang

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:6

    Content type: Review

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  15. This study evaluated the VIsion PERformance (VIPER) simulator’s ability to assess the functional visual performance in warfighters conducting civilian and military tasks.

    Authors: Denise S. Ryan, Rose K. Sia, Jennifer B. Eaddy, Lorie A. Logan, Jide O. Familoni, Hind Beydoun, Samantha B. Rodgers and Bruce A. Rivers

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2020 7:2

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Military Medical Research 2020 7:50

  16. Sleep disorder induced by acute stress has always been an important topic for study among the general population. However, the mediating effect of social support between acute stress and sleep disorder has rar...

    Authors: Qi-jun Zhang, Qiao-li Zhang, Xin-yang Sun, Li-yi Zhang, Si-yuan Zhang, Gao-feng Yao, Chun-xia Chen and Ling-ming Kong

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2014 1:3

    Content type: Research

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  17. Evidence-based treatments for service-related health conditions such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and traumatic brain injury (TBI) are not effective for all veterans. Equine-assisted in...

    Authors: Adam R. Kinney, Aaron M. Eakman, Rebecca Lassell and Wendy Wood

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2019 6:28

    Content type: Research

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  18. The Persian Gulf War of 1990 to 1991 involved the deployment of nearly 700,000 American troops to the Middle East. Deployment-related exposures to toxic substances such as pesticides, nerve agents, pyridostigm...

    Authors: Jeremy E. Chester, Mazhgan Rowneki, William Van Doren and Drew A. Helmer

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2019 6:31

    Content type: Review

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  19. The outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) continues to spread through West Africa. Since the first report of EVD in March 2014, the number of cases has increased rapidly, with the fatality rate of >50%. The mo...

    Authors: Wen Bin Liu, Zi Xiong Li, Yan Du and Guang Wen Cao

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:7

    Content type: Review

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  20. Traumatic brain injury is a major health problem that frequently leads to deficits in executive function. Self-regulation processes, such as goal-setting, may become disordered after traumatic brain injury, pa...

    Authors: Alexander V. Libin, Joel Scholten, Manon Maitland Schladen, Ellen Danford, Nawar Shara, Walter Penk, Jordan Grafman, Linda Resnik, Dwan Bruner, Samantha Cichon, Miriam Philmon, Brenda Tsai, Marc Blackman and Alexander Dromerick

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:32

    Content type: Study Protocol

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  21. Currently, ionizing radiation (IR) plays a key role in the agricultural and medical industry, while accidental exposure resulting from leakage of radioactive sources or radiological terrorism is a serious conc...

    Authors: Rasoul Yahyapour, Peyman Amini, Saeed Rezapour, Mohsen Cheki, Abolhasan Rezaeyan, Bagher Farhood, Dheyauldeen Shabeeb, Ahmed Eleojo Musa, Hengameh Fallah and Masoud Najafi

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:9

    Content type: Review

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  22. Blood eosinophilia is a common laboratory abnormality, and its characterization frequently represents a quandary for primary care physicians. Consequently, in France, specialists and particularly hematologists...

    Authors: Jean-François Magnaval, Guy Laurent, Noémie Gaudré, Judith Fillaux and Antoine Berry

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:15

    Content type: Research

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  23. Inhalation injury is often associated with burns and significantly increases morbidity and mortality. The main toxic components of fire smoke are carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, and irritants. In the case o...

    Authors: Tian-Tian Yan, Guo-An Lin, Min-Jie Wang, Andreas Lamkowski, Matthias Port and Alexis Rump

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2019 6:10

    Content type: Review

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  24. The dynamic nature of modern warfare, including threats and injuries faced by soldiers, necessitates the development of countermeasures that address a wide variety of injuries. Tissue engineering has emerged a...

    Authors: Chinedu Cletus Ude, Azizi Miskon, Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus and Muhamad Bin Abu Bakar

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:7

    Content type: Review

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  25. Military-related post-traumatic stress (PTS) is associated with numerous symptom clusters and diminished autonomic cardiovascular regulation. High-resolution, relational, resonance-based, electroencephalic mir...

    Authors: Catherine L. Tegeler, Lee Gerdes, Hossam A. Shaltout, Jared F. Cook, Sean L. Simpson, Sung W. Lee and Charles H. Tegeler

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:38

    Content type: Research

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  26. Junctional hemorrhage surpassed extremity hemorrhage as the leading cause of preventable death after the resurgence of limb tourniquets during the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Junctional tournique...

    Authors: Ismael Flecha, Jason F. Naylor, Steven G. Schauer, Ryan A. Curtis and Cord W. Cunningham

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:31

    Content type: Research

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  27. The present study was undertaken to determine the effect of different uphill and downhill gradients on cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses of soldiers while carrying heavy military loads in two different...

    Authors: Subhojit Chatterjee, Tirthankar Chatterjee, Debojyoti Bhattacharyya, Suranjana Sen and Madhusudan Pal

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:26

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Military Medical Research 2019 6:14

  28. Physical fitness tests are widely used to assess endurance, sprint ability, coordination and/or strength. The objective of the present study was to analyze the degree to which the results of the Bundeswehr Bas...

    Authors: Stefan Sammito, Nils Gundlach and Irina Böckelmann

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:12

    Content type: Research

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  29. The optimal time to save a person who has had a sudden cardiac arrest is within the first few minutes of the incident. Early compression and early defibrillation should be performed at this time. Timeliness is...

    Authors: Xiang-Min Gu, Zhi-Hui Li, Zhong-jie He, Zhe-Wei Zhao and Shuang-Qing Liu

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:6

    Content type: Research

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  30. The prevalence of limb amputation is increasing globally as a devastating experience that can physically and psychologically affect the lifestyle of a person. The residual limb pain and phantom limb pain are c...

    Authors: Kamiar Ghoseiri, Mostafa Allami, Mohammad Reza Soroush and Mohammad Yusuf Rastkhadiv

    Citation: Military Medical Research 2018 5:1

    Content type: Review

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