Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:4
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Sepsis remains a major clinical problem with high morbidity and mortality. As new inflammatory mediators are characterized, it is important to understand their roles in sepsis. Interleukin 33 (IL-33) is a rece...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:3
Hepatitis B is a disease that affects the liver and is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B is a serious public health problem in China. The objective of this study was to assess knowledge of and...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:2
A review of the physiological and psychological health and wellbeing of naval service personnel and the modalities used for monitoring
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 ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2017 4:1
Military-civilian cooperative emergency response to infectious disease prevention and control in China
In recent years, the incidence of severe infectious diseases has increased, and the number of emerging infectious diseases continues to increase. The Chinese government and military forces have paid a great de...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:39
Effects of omeprazole or pantoprazole on platelet function in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome patients receiving clopidogrel
This study evaluated the effect of omeprazole or pantoprazole on platelet reactivity in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) patients receiving clopidogrel.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:38
Association between smoking and the risk of acute mountain sickness: a meta-analysis of observational studies
People rapidly ascending to high altitudes (>2500 m) may suffer from acute mountain sickness (AMS). The association between smoking and AMS risk remains unclear. Therefore, we performed a meta-analysis to eval...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:37
Minimally invasive surgery in the field of traumatic vascular injury diagnosis and treatment has achieved good results. This study was designed to determine whether pre-hospital emergency intervention is feasi...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:36
Traumatic injury is one of the leading causes of death, with uncontrolled hemorrhage from coagulation dysfunction as one of the main potentially preventable causes of the mortality. Hypothermia, acidosis, and ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:35
A comprehensive musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system assessment of war-related bilateral upper extremity amputees
Upper limb amputations are one of the unpleasant war injuries that armed forces are exposed to frequently.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:34
Trauma still represents one of the major causes of death worldwide. Despite the reduction of post-traumatic sepsis over the past two decades, the mortality of septic trauma inpatients is still high (19.5–23 %)...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:33
There is overwhelming evidence that periodontal disease and dental caries affect the majority of populations and that western culture and lifestyle may have a profound influence on oral health, especially in a...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:32
Exertional heat stroke is a fatal condition and remains a health problem. This paper evaluates the publication trend regarding exertional heat stroke research between 1996 and 2015 using a bibliometric method.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:31
Sepsis-induced myocardial dysfunction is a common complication in septic patients and is associated with increased mortality. In the clinical setting, it was once believed that myocardial dysfunction was not a...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:30
Study of intra-abdominal hypertension prevalence and awareness level among experienced ICU medical staff
Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is a disease with high morbidity and mortality among critically ill patients. The study’s objectives were to explore the prevalence of IAH and physicians’ awareness of the 20...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:27
Education in wound care: Curricula for doctors and nurses, and experiences from the German wound healing society ICW
The German wound healing society ICW (Initiative Chronische Wunden) started a training program for nurses in 2005. Certified by TÜV Rheinland the courses are regularly audited and the quality is ensured. More ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:29
All-cause hospitalizations for inflammatory bowel diseases: Can the reason for admission provide information on inpatient resource use? A study from a large veteran affairs hospital
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) are group of chronic inflammatory illnesses with a remitting and relapsing course that may result in appreciable morbidity and high medical costs secondary to repeated hospit...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:28
Basic roles of key molecules connected with NMDAR signaling pathway on regulating learning and memory and synaptic plasticity
With key roles in essential brain functions ranging from the long-term potentiation (LTP) to synaptic plasticity, the N-methyl-D-aspartic acid receptor (NMDAR) can be considered as one of the fundamental glutamat...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:26
Innate lymphoid cells (ILCs), a newly identified member of the lymphoid population, play a critical role in the transition from innate to adaptive immunity in host defense. ILCs are important in mucosal barrie...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:25
Regenerative medicine (RM) is an emerging interdisciplinary field of research and China has developed the research quickly and impressed the world with numerous research findings in stem cells, tissue engineer...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:24
Physician-level variation in the diagnosis of myocardial infarction and the use of angiography among Veterans with elevated troponin
Cardiac troponin assays have improved the ability to detect myocardial damage. However, ascertaining whether troponin elevation is due to myocardial infarction (MI) or secondary to another process can be chall...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:22
Traditionally, neurocognitive testing is performed weeks to months after head injury and is mostly performed on patients who continue to have symptoms or difficulties. In this study, we sought to determine whe...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:23
Rabies is a zoonosis transmitted via the bites of various mammals, primarily dogs and bats. Known since antiquity, this disease may have the deadliest human fatality rates and is responsible for approximately ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:21
Ultrasonography-triggered diagnosis of putrid, ulcero-phlegmonous, hemorrhagic appendicitis and periappendicitis with an atypical symptom pattern: a case report
Asymptomatic and oligosymptomatic appendicitis are rare and challenging diagnoses that should not be missed.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:20
A case of postoperative spontaneous intussusception after laparoscopic low anterior resection for rectal cancer
Intussusception refers to a condition in which a segment of the intestine invaginates into the lumen of an adjacent segment of the intestine. Postoperative intussusception after gastrointestinal surgery is an ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:19
Bell’s palsy is a common condition seen in clinical practice. The aetiology of this condition is not clearly defined and neuroimaging is essential to exclude intracranial causes of infra-nuclear facial palsy.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:18
Acute radiation syndrome affects military personnel and civilians following the uncontrolled dispersal of radiation, such as that caused by detonation of nuclear devices and inappropriate medical treatments. T...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:17
The editors of Military Medical Research would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in volume 1 (2014) and 2 (2015).
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:16
Recently, studies on the extent to which spaceflight affects the psychology of individuals has received attention. In order to reveal the mental challenges that humans face in space, we need practical viewpoin...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:15
Effects of internal iliac artery embolization on systemic inflammatory response syndrome in dogs with simulated-pelvic-fracture combined with massive bleeding
Pelvic fracture combined with massive bleeding (PFCMB) is a complex issue in clinical practice. Currently, the use of angiography and embolization for the treatment of PFCMB obtains good results. The aim of th...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:14
Efficacy and safety of fondaparinux versus enoxaparin in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention treated with the glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor tirofiban
In worldwide, the mortality rate of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) raises year by year. Although the applications of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and anticoagulants effectively reduce the mortal...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:13
Correlation between the results of three physical fitness tests (endurance, strength, speed) and the output measured during a bicycle ergometer test in a cohort of military servicemen
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...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:12
The impact of hearing impairment and noise-induced hearing injury on quality of life in the active-duty military population: challenges to the study of this issue
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...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:11
Through the experience of being stationed on the USS Mercy hospital ship (T-AH19) and a preliminary comprehension of the personnel and material arrangements, processing and functional formats, and the multi-pl...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:7
The use of open abdomen (OA) as a technique in the treatment of exsanguinating trauma patients was first described in the mid-19th century. Since the 1980s, OA has become a relatively new and increasingly common ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:10
Ballistic high-energy trauma has substantially increased the severity of non-fatal extremity injuries incurred in modern warfare. Expedient medical care, refinement in surgical techniques, and soft tissue cove...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:9
Heat stroke is a life-threatening condition with exertional heat stroke occurring frequently among soldiers and athletes. Because of its common occurrence, many military trainees practice preventive measures p...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:8
A meta-analysis of the success rates of heartbeat restoration within the platinum 10 min among outpatients suffering from sudden cardiac arrest in China
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...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:6
Investigation of the usefulness of zaleplon at two doses to induce afternoon-sleep under noise interference and its effects on psychomotor performance and vestibular function
Military operation personnel often suffer from sleep difficulty because of their work requirements. In this study, we investigated the efficacy of zaleplon at two doses to induce afternoon-sleep under noise in...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:5
Bacterial vaginosis: a synthesis of the literature on etiology, prevalence, risk factors, and relationship with chlamydia and gonorrhea infections
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a common vaginal disorder in women of reproductive age. Since the initial work of Leopoldo in 1953 and Gardner and Dukes in 1955, researchers have not been able to identify the caus...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:4
Varicella outbreaks occur frequently in closed environments such as those of militaries. This paper compares the economic outcomes of varicella vaccination in enlisted servicemen without prior reported varicel...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:3
Indirect traumatic optic neuropathy (ITON) refers to optic nerve injury resulting from impact remote to the optic nerve. The mechanism of injury is not understood, and there are no confirmed protocols for prev...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:2
Heat stroke is a life-threatening disease characterized clinically by central nervous system dysfunction and severe hyperthermia (core temperature rises to higher than 40 °C). The unchecked rise of body core t...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2016 3:1
Adherence to acne treatment guidelines in the military environment - a descriptive, serial cross-sectional study
Acne vulgaris, a common skin disease, affects up to 80 % of the population. Moderate to severe acne requires treatment with a combination of topical and oral drugs such as antibiotics, hormones and retinoids. ...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:37
The effectiveness of the department of defense’s field manual 3-11 in detecting, deterring and degrading the breach of a combat base by a human-borne with bioagent (HBBA): perceptions of security personnel
The department of defense’s FM 3-11 is among the military’s field manuals for preparing for, reacting to and recovering from chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear attacks. Since post 9-11, U.S. milita...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:36
Dry eye is a multifactor disease of the tear film and ocular surface that substantially affects quality of life.
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:35
The possibility of a human-borne with bioagent (HBBA) terrorist at foreign FOB ECPs: the perceptions of U.S. military or security personnel, a preliminary report
The global war on terrorism has prompted an increase in the deployment of security personnel from multi-national forces on foreign lands, especially in places where known terrorist groups are based. The aim of...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:34
A reduction in mortality associated with wine drinking compared to beer drinking has been suggested in the past. A recent meta-analysis could not confirm the observed differential effect. Other characteristics...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:33
Syncope as a health risk for soldiers - influence of medical history and clinical findings on the sensitivity of head-up tilt table testing
Syncope is a relevant health problem in military environments. Reliable diagnosis is challenging. Tilt table testing is an important tool for syncope diagnosis. The aim of this study was to determine whether s...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:31
Executive functioning in TBI from rehabilitation to social reintegration: COMPASS goal, a randomized controlled trial (grant: 1I01RX000637-01A3 by the VA ORD RR&D, 2013–2016)
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...
Citation: Military Medical Research 2015 2:32
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