We are especially pleased to provide clinical support for the DoD/VA Post-Deployment Health
Evaluation and Management Clinical Practice Guideline (PDH-CPG).
Through this Web site, you will find clinical tools and educational resources as well as patient education
materials. We constantly strive to keep this information current and relevant. If you need information
that you cannot find here, please do not hesitate to contact us. We
welcome all suggestions for additions or changes to the Web site that improve its value to you.
For assistance in quickly finding items of interest on this site, see the
DHCC Guide for Healthcare Providers to www.PDHealth.mil.
Table of Contents
- The Post-Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline Desk Reference Toolbox was developed in 2004 to
support clinicians in implementing the PDH-CPG. New and updated Provider Reference Pocket Cards are
produced as information changes, additional health concerns emerge, and associated guidance is developed.
A current list of updates that have been made to the Toolbox as well as the entire contents of the Toolbox
can be found on the Toolbox Page.
- A new fact sheet summarizing the key points of the DoD/VA Post-Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline and listing key resources has been
developed by DHCC. To review please click on: DoD/VA PDH-CPG Fact Sheet, Apr 12
- RESPECT-Mil, which stands for Re-Engineering Systems of Primary Care Treatment in the Military, is a system of primary care designed to enhance the recognition and high-quality management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and depression. RESPECT-Mil uses the Three Component Model (3CM) of care, featuring the coordination of Primary Care Providers, Care Facilitators and Behavioral Health Specialists in the unique service of Soldiers with behavioral health needs The US Army Medical Command has directed wide implementation of RESPECT-Mil in Army primary care facilities. Tri-service implementation is in the planning stages. Clinical guidance and training for the program can be found on the RESPECT-Mil Web Page.
- To enhance providers' awareness and utilization of the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs),
especially the deployment-related CPGs, PDHealth has a
CPG Web page, containing information and helpful links.
Updated 19 Apr 12