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Information on Deployment-Related Exposures

Background

This page on PDHealth was created to provide information and assistance to healthcare providers and Service members regarding potential deployment-related exposures. It contains links to fact sheets, articles, Web pages and training materials. "The information includes materials targeted to the deployment-related exposures listed on DD Form 2796, Post-Deployment Health Assessment (PDHA) and DD Form 2900, Post-Deployment Health Reassessment (PDHRA).



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GENERAL REFERENCES FOR DEPLOYMENT-RELATED EXPOSURES

  • VA, Military Health History Pocket Card for Clinicians, Feb 12 (The Military Health History Pocket Card can help clinicians know what to ask a veteran patient, understand veterans' medical problems and complaints, and help in establishing rapport and working partnerships with their veteran patients.)
  • VA, Unique Health Risks by Military Service Era
  • VA, Veterans Health Initiative
    Healthcare Provider Training Program on the following topics: Agent Orange, Caring for War Wounded, Cold Injury, Endemic Infectious Diseases of SW Asia, Gulf War, Health Effects from CBR Weapons, Hearing Impairment, Military Sexual Trauma, POW, PTSD, Radiation, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Amputation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Visual Impairment.

Disease Exposure References

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Chemical Exposure References

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Occupational/Environmental Health Surveillance References

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Environmental Surveillance References

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Exposure by Location References

  • Deployments by Operation This DHCC Web Page contains information relating to specific deployments organized by name of the operation. The information includes backgrounds, health outcomes and concerns, climate and geography, preventive measures, environmental exposures, and related links.
  • Deployments by Country This DHCC Web Page contains information relating to specific deployments arranged by country. The information includes backgrounds, health outcomes and concerns, climate and geography, preventive measures, environmental exposures, and related links.
  • Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2, COCOM (Combatant Command) Threat Assessments
  • Deployment Atlas, Feb 04 This atlas was produced by the Deployment Health Clinical Center to provide Service members with important information to help them stay healthy and safe during deployment. The information includes area-specific descriptions of diseases and environmental exposures with recommendations for practical preventive measures. The areas included in the atlas are: Afghanistan, Balkans, Iraq, Kuwait, Philippines, South Korea, West Africa, and United States and Territories.)
  • CDC Health Information for International Travel (Yellow Book) CDC publishes the Yellow Book every two years as a reference for those who advise international travelers of health risks. The Yellow Book is written primarily for health care providers, although others might find it useful.)
  • World Health Organization (WHO) International Travel and Health Book This report, which is updated annually, provides information on the main health risks for travelers.

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Related Links

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PDHA/PDHRA-SPECIFIC DEPLOYMENT-RELATED EXPOSURES

Air Pollution (Sand/Dust/Particulate Matter)

Health Care Provider Patient

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Alcohol-Related Problems

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Animal Bites (Rabies)

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