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Our History

Military medicine has a long and celebrated history. We apply lessons from our past to improve the care of military personnel and their families today and in the future. New surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine.

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 3 – June 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Surveillance for tuberculosis infection, WRAMC; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Top ten corner: Causes of lost duty days; Adenovirus Outbreak - Fort Jackson; ARD surveillance update; Supplement: HIV-1 infection; Status of HIV-1 infected patients; Prevalence of HIV-1, civilian applicants; Active duty soldiers infected with HIV-1; HIV-1 testing program, 1985 – 1994.

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 9 – December 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Hydrogen sulfide exposure, Ft Irwin; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; GBS following Influenza immunization; Korean hemorrhagic fever, Korea; Escherichia coli 0157:H7, Fort Leavenworth, KS; PM guidance: Deployment to FRY; Cold weather injury rates, 1991 – 1995; ARD surveillance update.

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 6 – September 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Dermatitis outbreak, Heidelberg, Germany; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Heat injuries, Mar - Aug, 1995; Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome, Korea; Surveillance trends: HFRS 1990-1994; ARD surveillance update.

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 4 – July 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Diarrheal outbreak, UN battalion, Haiti; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Malaria in active duty soldiers; Supplement: Notifiable conditions Jan - Jun 1995; Notifiable conditions reported through MSS; Heat / Cold weather injuries; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; ARD surveillance update; Force strength (March 1995).

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 7 – October 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Adenovirus serosurvey, basic trainees; Influenza immunization guidelines, 1995-96; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Mefloquine use in pregnant soldiers; Surveillance trends: Bacterial diarrhea; Supplement: Notifiable conditions Jan - Sep 1995; Notifiable conditions reported through MSS; Heat / Cold weather injuries; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; ARD surveillance update; Force strength (June 1995).

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 1 - April 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Chemical agent exposure, Germany; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Influenza-like illness, Ft Benning; ARD update; Supplement #1: 1994 Hospitalization Summary; Active Duty Hospitalizations; Hospitalization rates; Total Hospital Sickdays; Non-Effective Rates; Supplement #2: 1994 Reportable Disease Summary; Reports submitted by MT0; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; All notifiable conditions; Heat / Cold weather injuries; Force strength (December 1994).

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MSMR Vol. 1 No. 2 – May 1995

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1/1/1995

A monthly publication of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch. This issue of the peer-reviewed journal contains the following articles: Tularemia case report; ARD surveillance update; Rubella outbreak in German troops, Ft. Bragg; Selected notifiable conditions; Notifiable sexually transmitted diseases; Injury hospitalizations, ODS; Top ten corner: Disability evaluations.

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HA 95-001: Medical Necessity Reviews for Non-availability Statements (NASs)

Policy

This memo establishes policy for getting Medical Necessity Reviews for Non-availability Statements (NASs)

  • Identification #: HA 95-001
  • Date: 11/23/1994
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 94-004: DoD Inter-facility Credentials Transfer and Privileging

Policy

This memo establishes policy for DoD Inter-facility Credentials Transfer and Privileging

  • Identification #: HA 94-004
  • Date: 7/11/1994
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 94-003: Memorandum of Instruction Concerning Procedures for Conducting An Autopsy

Policy

This Memorandum of Instruction establishes policy for about procedures for conducting an autopsy

  • Identification #: HA 94-003
  • Date: 5/27/1994
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

HA 94-002: Delegation of Authority to Approve Same Fiscal Year Incentive Special Pay (ISP) for Medical Officers

Policy

This memorandum establishes policy to approve Same Fiscal Year Incentive Special Pay (ISP) for Medical Officers

  • Identification #: 94-002
  • Date: 3/22/1994
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

DoD Directive 6205.03: DoD Immunization Program for Biological Warfare Defense

Policy

Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for members of the DoD against validated biological warfare threats, and prioritization of research, development, testing, acquisition, and stockpiling of biological defense vaccines under reference.

HA 93-001: Epidural Analgesia for Normal Vaginal Deliveries

Policy

Memorandum to the Services requesting their implementation plans for allowing epidural analgesia for normal deliveries.

  • Identification #: HA 93-001
  • Date: 11/12/1992
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

Memorandum of Understanding: Health Resources Sharing for Joint Venture Construction

Policy

This MOU establishes procedures to be used by the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to plan, program, and execute joint venture construction projects for health care facilities.

  • Identification #: N/A
  • Date: 9/27/1992
  • Type: Memorandums
  • Topics: N/A

AR 40-501: Department of the Army Hearing Conservation Program

Policy

This pamphlet updates the U.S. Army Hearing Conservation Program requirements prescribed by policy contained in Department of Defense Instruction 6055.12

  • Identification #: AR 40-501
  • Date: 12/10/1988
  • Type: Federal Regulations
  • Topics: N/A
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