Prepared under the direction of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, this publication provides doctrine for the planning and execution of force health protection and health service support at the operational level, throughout the range of military operations.
- Institute of Medicine of the National Academies website:
Chartered in 1970 as a component of the National Academy of Sciences, the nation turns to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies for science-based advice on matters of biomedical science, medicine, and health. For many years, the Institute of Medicine has produced reports on the health and protection of deployed military forces and veterans. These reports build on the Academy's long history of addressing scientific and medical issues related to past and current military conflicts.
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
The USUHS Online Preparedness Education Program provides health care professionals with easily accessible and current clinical information to enhance preparedness for a chemical, biologic, radiation-nuclear, or explosive mass casualty incident.
- provides critical care expertise to manage patients in transit:
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What is Telemedicine? Telemedicine is the delivery of health services via remote telecommunications. This includes interactive consultative and diagnostic services. Operational Telemedicine is a category of telemedicine that includes the delivery of health services on the battlefield. These services include using: remote sensors, intelligent systems, telepresence surgery, and virtual reality surgical simulations.
- Remote Sensors & Intelligent Systems
- Telepresence Surgery
- Virtual Reality Surgical Simulations
- Sexual Assault
- Burnout/Compassion Fatigue
Antietam on the Web: An excellent resource for information and other viewpoints about the Battle of Antietam.
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