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Disease modeling forecasts that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, will continue to spread throughout the remainder of 2021. Data and modeling also indicate that the available vaccines will continue to be effective against severe illness and mortality caused by COVID 19. Of note, all Navy COVID deaths have been individuals not immunized (one individual was partially vaccinated). In consideration of this persistent health and readiness...
Topics: covid-19, vaccination
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Zelma “Suzie” Coyle
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The entire collection consists of a mug, photographs, and papers from Zelma “Suzie” Coyle, who served as a nurse on the USS Haven (AH-12) hospital ship during the Korean War. Scanned and online here are instructions to medical officers upon joining the Haven, her letters home to her mother and her photographs. 72 items are available on this page, one of which is a listing of the photographs as a pdf file - "Coyle collection photo captions"
Topics: USS Haven (AH-12), hospital ship, Korean War, Nurse Corps, nursing, US Marine Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam
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Press kit of miscellaneous material including descriptions of ships, and operations. Includes: FACTS AND FIGURES ON THE MEKONG DELTA NAVY MOBILE BASE ARRIVES IN VIETNAM by Lt. T.S. Storck, USN PBRs THWART VIET CONG ON DELTA WATERWAYS By Lt. T.S. Storck OPERATION GAME WARDEN RIVER ASSAULT FLOTILLA ONE ASSAULT SUPPORT PATROL BOAT (ASPB) ARMORED TROOP CARRIER - (ATC) USS Askari (ARL-30) COMMAND AND COMMUNICATION BOAT - (CCB) Self Propelled Barracks Ship (APB) APL-26 SUPPORT LST (1156) CLASS U . S....
Topics: Vietnam War, river patrol boats, helicopter evacuation, Mobile Riverine Force, USS Askari (ARL-30),...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) COVID-19 Literature Reports  Prepared by:   Tracy C. Shields, MSIS, AHIP (Ms.; she/her)  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth; Library Services, Reference Medical Librarian Purpose:   These reports, published every other week on Fridays, are curated collections of current research, evidence reviews, special reports, grey literature, and news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that may be of interest to medical providers, leadership, and decision makers....
Topics: covid-19, women's health
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 10, No. 2, January 6, 1951 - Vol. 10, No. 27, June 30, 1951.
Topics: NH Oakland, My Friend Irma comic strip, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California,...
by R.P. Burke 1. Reference (a) directed me to inquire into the communications, decisions and actions that took place within the Navy chain of command related to the following matters: a. Planning and execution of the Da Nang, Vietnam port visit. b. Transit of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including air movements during transit and planning for the ship's arrival and provisions for the crew. c. Actions following arrival of USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) to Guam, including movement of...
Topics: coronavirus, covid-19, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
NSA Station Hospital Danang, Vietnam Medical Officer's group photo taken 24 October 1969.  (CAPT Donald Custis would become the Navy Surgeon General and is seated in the front row, slightly to the left, with his hands crossed at his wrist.) Original is a print 8x10 b&w  
Topics: Vietnam War, U.S. Navy, Medical Corps, hospital
Hospital newspaper Vol. 1, No. 1, November 17, 1989 - Vol. 1, No. 3, December 19, 1989 and Vol. 2, No. 1 January 5, 1990 - Vol. 2, No. 19, December 21, 1990.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Christmas dinner men.
Topics: Christmas, NH Oakland, food, menu
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 20, No. 1, January 13, 1964 - Vol. 20, No. 12, December 18, 1964.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Research Center
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* Surgery at Sea: Studying the effect of high deck accelerations on surgical tasks * Military Medicine provides world-class solutions for combat casualties * 79th Medical Wing Commanding Officer visits Naval Medical Research Center * R&D Chronicles: The Mosquito fighters, Part XII: The Quest for Medicine's Holy Grail * Navy MSC   selects Navy Medicine's Aerospace Experimental Psychology Officer of the Year 2016 * Navy MSC   selects NMRC own as Navy Medicine's Physiology Officer of   the...
Topics: Africa, NAMRU-6, malaria, mosquito, Medical Service Corps, history of medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 8, No. 27, July 2, 1949 - Vol. 9, No. 1, December 31, 1949.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, cartoons,...
Story by   André Sobocinski   U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery     In April 2020, the Naval Hospital Jacksonville deployed a special diagnostic unit to the guided missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG-100), then in the throes of a shipboard outbreak. The team—comprised of two medical officers and five corpsmen—was referred to as the “Rapid Response Team,” and for good reason. Within a mere three hours this team was both conceived, assembled and deployed on a mission to conduct...
Topics: USS Kidd (DDG-100), history of medicine, history of technology, COVID-19, NH Jacksonville, Hospital...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Center Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 36, No. 1, January 11, 1974 - Vol. 36, No. 24, December 20, 1974.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
PASSING OF CAPTAIN WILLIAM GOSS RICHARDSON DC, USN (RET) CAPT(ret) Willian Goss Richardson, 87, passed away Friday, September 10, 2021 at the Westminster Woods Long Term Care Facility in Jacksonville, Florida. CAPT Richardson graduated from Baylor School in 1951 and attended Vanderbilt University with an NROTC scholarship, graduating in 1955. After commissioning, he reported to Pensacola, FL for flight training, served a tour of duty with Attack Squadron 195, and left the Navy briefly to aquire...
Topics: obituary, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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Specialty Editors RICHARD I. WALKER T. JAN CERVENY Front Matter Foreword Preface Introduction 1. Nuclear Events and Their Consequences 2. Acute Radiation Syndrome in Humans 3. Triage and Treatment of Radiation-Injured Mass Casualties 4. Treatment of Internal Radionuclide Contamination 5. Infectious Complications of Radiation Injury 6. Biological Assessment of Radiation Damage 7. Behavioral and Neurophysiological Changes with Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 8. Psychological Factors in Nuclear...
Topics: Radiation-Physiological effect, Nuclear weapons- Physiological effect
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 9, No. 1, December 31, 1949 - Vol. 9, No. 26, June 24, 1950.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, polio
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Center for Combat and Operational Stress Control (NCCOSC)
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Animal-Assisted Therapy and PTSD By Ines Pandzic, M.A. Naval Center for Combat & Operational Stress Control What is Animal-Assisted Therapy? The bonds between humans and animals have been documented across cultures for thousands of years. In modern times, animals have become valued as service animals, which are trained to live and work with an individual with a specific disability. The first documented use of pets for therapeutic reasons was at the Quaker Retreat in York, England, in 1792....
Topics: Stress Disorders Post-Traumatic, NMC San Diego
Telephone interview with former POW, LT Francis Barker, US Army. Survivor of the Bataan Death March and the Oryoku Maru Hell Ship. Conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian of the Navy Medical Department, 21 October 2003.
Topics: oral history, World War II, POWs, Prisoners of War, Japan, Bataan Death March, Oryoku Maru, Hell...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 18, No. 1, January 4, 1957 - Vol. 19, No. 26, December 20, 1956.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Shirley Temple
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Tape Method of Skin-Grafting —Samuel G. Berkow 1 Posttraumatic Hemothorax Management—Edward M. Kent and Harry E. Tebrock 14 Plastic Technic in Surgery of Peripheral Nerves —George V. Webster, C. Hunter Shelden, and Robert H. Pudenz 22 Use of Hanging Casts in Compound Fractures of the Humerus —Harry B. Macey and Mark B. Coventry 33 Arteriovenous Aneurysm of the Brain —Benjamin E. Konivaler 37 Adult...
Topics: World War II, aviation medicine, submarine medicine, influenza, psychiatry, antibiotics,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California
"A HILLTOP IN FOGGY BOTTOM: home of the old Naval Observatory and the Navy Medical Department, where many firsts in science and technology took place. This is where the science of oceanography was born, where the moons of Mars were discovered, where the underwater path of the first transatlantic cable was plotted. This location played a key role in the Civil War, our westward expansion, and in the development of military medicine. In 1920, the Naval Observatory was renamed the Naval...
Topics: Naval observatory, astronomy, U.S. Navy, Washington D.C., Naval Hygiene Museum, medical museums,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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Contents Foreword by The Surgeon General xi Preface xiii Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations xv 1. Morale and Cohesion in Military Psychiatry 1 2. Military Families and Combat Readiness 19 3. Burnout in Military Personnel 31 4. Psychiatric Aspects of Diseases in Military Personnel 51 5. Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence 61 6. Homicide and Suicide in the Military 91 7. Ethical Issues in Combat Psychiatry 115 8. Ethical Challenges for the Psychiatrist During the Vietnam Conflict 133 9....
Topics: Military Psychiatry, Military Personnel--psychology, Psychology, Military, suicide
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Air Force. Office of the Surgeon General
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AIR FORCE MANUAL  NUMBER 161-1  Aerospace and Preventive Medicine FLIGHT SURGEON'S MANUAL 17 January 1962 The purpose of this manual is to act as a guide and a reference for the Flight Surgeon in the performance of his duties. It combines engineering and aeronautical facts with medical knowledge to provide the basic information encompassing the very specialized field of Aerospace Medicine. CONTENTS The Aircrew Effectiveness Progr am   Effects of Decreased Partial Pressure of Oxygen On...
Topics: military medicine, aviation medicine, aerospace medicine, space
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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senior editors Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine and Dean, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Eric Elster, MD Captain, MC, US Navy Professor and Chair, USU-Walter Reed Department of Surgery, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences associate editors Charles Babington Principal, WaVe Communications Racine Harris, MPH Program Manager, Defense Health...
Topics: military medicine, Germany, Iraq, Afghanistan, Afghan Campaign 2001-, Iraq War, 2003-2011
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bethesda
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Navy Launches New Branding Campaign, Tagline at Army-Navy Game Walter Reed Bethesda Nurse Earns Senior Civilian Leadership Award Free Downloadable Book Tells Stories of Combat Casualty Care, Military Healthcare Advances Walter Reed Bethesda Salutes Extraordinary Nurses NSA Bethesda Hosts Army-Navy Flag Football Game Managing Holiday Stress The Navy JAG Corps Turns 50
Topics: nursing, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, stress, psychaitry
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Leukemia in Naval Personnel —Bruce L. Canaga, Jr., David A. Wood, Louis H. Dyke, Jr., and Albert M. Snell 1 Early Recognition and Treatment of Vascular Injuries—Howard K. Gray, Clifford D. Benson, Angus M. McDonald, and Herbert D. Adams. . 14 Symposium on Military Medicine Aboard the U.S.S. Samaritan A. Early Treatment of Orthopedic Casualties on a Hospital Ship—Eugene L. Jezvett, Joseph F. Belair,...
Topics: World War II, aviation medicine, submarine medicine, influenza, psychiatry, antibiotics,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Explanation of how to order laboratory tests.
Topics: hospital, patient records, NMC Portsmouth, CHCS
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Health Research Center
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AUTHORS’ NOTE The Docs is the story of four Navy Corpsmen deployed to Iraq. While some events in the novel are specific to Operation Iraqi Freedom, this graphic novel is not intended to depict any specific time period or conflict. Rather, it represents a more general view of military life within a combat zone. The intent is to highlight challenges faced by Corpsmen in all wars. The commitment of Corpsmen to meeting these challenges is, like the story itself, timeless. PRODUCED BY THE NAVAL...
Topics: Operation Iraqi Freedom, graphic novel, comic book, Hospital Corps, Iraq
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 31, No. 1, January 10, 1969 - Vol. 31, No. 25, December 19, 1969.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. NAVAL HISTORY DIVISION. SHIPS' HISTORIES SECTION
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The first hospital ship of the United States Navy was originally a commercial side-wheel river steamer RED ROVER built at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in 1859.
Topics: Civil War, hospital ship, USS Rover, Nurse Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Navy and Marine Corps Medical News Issue 1, January 6, 2006 Bethesda Doctors Study Risk of Leaving Small Polyps in Colon ...1 Corpsman Brings Experience, Excellence to Surgical Company ...2 Oklahoma Reservist Awarded Bronze Star ...2 Physical Therapy Technician Keeps Marines Battle Ready ...3 EMF Kuwait, Camp Pendleton Detachment Frocks 44 Sailors ...4 EMF Kuwait Sailor Gains Citizenship ...4 Independent Duty Corpsman Teaches Iraqi Soldiers Basic ...5 San Diego Opens New ICU ...5 
Topics: MEDNEWS, Virtual Colonoscopy, National Naval Medical Center, independent duty corpsman, Dennis R....
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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Contents Introduction ix 1. Nerve Agents 1 2. Vesicants 19 3. Cyanide 29 4. Lung-Damaging Agents and Toxic Industrial Chemicals 33 5. Riot-Control Agents 43 6. Incapacitating Agents 49 7. Biological Agents 53 8. Toxins 67 9. Field Management and Triage of Contaminated Casualties on the Integrated Battlefield 71 10. Patient Decontamination Station: Planning, Setup, and Operation 81 11. Individual Protective Equipment 131 12. Military Working Dogs in Contaminated Environments 149 Appendices 175...
Topics: Chemical Warfare Agents, Biological Warfare Agents, Decontamination--methods, Military...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Annual report and executive summary of tri-service pathology institute.
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, military medicine, forensics, Armed Forces Institute of...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 10, No. 28, July 7, 1951 - Vol. 10, No. 53, December 29, 1951.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War, My...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 15, No. 1, July 2, 1954 - Vol. 15, No. 26, December 24, 1954.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War,...
The Manual of the Medical Department is issued in accordance with United States Navy Regulations. It concerns matters over which the Chief, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, exercises command, control, or supervision. CONTENTS Medical Department -------------------------------------------- 1 Medical Corps ------------------------------------------------- 2 Dental Corps -------------------------------------------------- 6 Medical Service Corps ---------------- - -------------------------- 7 Nurse...
Topic: military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Annual report and executive summary of tri-service pathology institute.
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, military medicine, forensics, Armed Forces Institute of...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Command Northwest Region
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Hospitals newspaper Vol. 2, No. 4, March 13, 1986 - Vol. 2, No. 23, December 18, 1987.
Topics: Hospital Corps, USNH Mercy (TAH-19), hospital ship,, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Regional Medical Center Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 42, No. 1, January 4, 1980 - Vol. 42, No. 16, August 1, 1980.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
NAVMED P-5010-3 Section I. Introduction .................................................................................................................................... 3-5 3-l. Purpose ................................................................................................................................ 3-5 3-2. Thermal Stress and Strain .................................................................................................... 3-5 Section I I. Heat Stress...
Topics: heat stroke, frostbite
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Department of Defense. Military Blood Program Office
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BRIEF HISTORY OF 1st HOSPITAL COMPANY, 1st MEDICAL BATTALION, 3rd MEDICAL BATTALION IN REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM
Topics: Vietnam War, Marine Corps, FMF, Fleet Marine Force
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   Preface VII Special articles: Rotch method of roentgenographic age determination, by Harold W. Smith, passed assistant surgeon, United States Navy 1 Physical training in the United States naval service, by J. A. Murphy, surgeon, United States Navy 20 The present status of color blindness, by G. B. Trible, passed assistant surgeon, United States Navy 28 The organization and finances of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, by W. S. Gibson, chief clerk Bureau...
Topics: radiation therapy, NH Las Animas, tuberculosis, nutrition, tattoos, NH Cafiaco, NH Yokohama,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   Preface iii Notice to Contributors iv Special Articles: Symposium on Immersion Blast Injuries: Foreword to Symposium on Immersion Blast Injuries. By J.J. A. McMullin, Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy 1 A. Immersion Blast Injuries. By Joseph Palrna, Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, and J. J. Uldall, Lieutenant, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve 3 B. Surgical Report on Immersion Blast Injuries. By H. L. Pugh,...
Topic: World War II, venereal disease, sexually-transmitted dieseases, aviation medicine, submarine...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 12, No. 27, July 4, 1953 - Vol. 12, No. 52, December 31, 1952.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War, Ertha...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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Contents Contributors xi Peer Reviewers xvii Foreword by The Surgeon General xxi Preface xxiii 1. Historical Overview: From Poisoned Darts to Pan-Hazard Preparedness 1 George W. Christopher, Daniel M. Gerstein, Edward M. Eitzen, and James W. Marting 2. Epidemiology of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism 37 Zygmunt F. Dembek, Julie A. Pavlin, Martina Siwek, and Mark G. Kortepeter 3. Food, Waterborne, and Agricultural Diseases 71 Zygmunt F. Dembek, and Edwin L. Anderson 4. Consequence Management: The...
Topics: Bioterrorism--prevention & control, Communicable Disease Control--methods, Military...
Hospital newspaper Vol. 5, No. 1, January 5, 1946 - Vol. 5, No. 26, June 29, 1946.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, World War II,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 8, No. 1, January 14, 1952- Vol. 9, No. 21, December 7, 1953.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital on the Marine Corps base. If a page appears repeated, it is because a multi-page item on the page has been turned.
Topics: NH Camp Lejeune, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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NAVMED P-5132
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US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) COVID-19 Literature Reports  Prepared by:   Tracy C. Shields, MSIS, AHIP (Ms.; she/her)  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth; Library Services, Reference Medical Librarian Purpose:   These reports, published every other week on Fridays, are curated collections of current research, evidence reviews, special reports, grey literature, and news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that may be of interest to medical providers,  leadership, and decision makers....
Topics: covid-19, bibliography
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Interview With Dr. Howard G. Bruenn, Cardiologist to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Riverdale, NY, 31 January 1990. Herman says the transcript is edited down for publication.
Topics: Presidential health, Yalta, World War II, World War 2, cardiology, Franklin Roosevelt, USS Quincy,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents  Number 1  PREFACE    III NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS IV   SPECIAL ARTICLES Chemotherapy in the Management of Acute Appendicitis — William L. Berkley and Harry C. Watkins 1 Appendicitis in the Navy- — F. Glenn Irwin and Gaines L. Coates 7 Intravenous Administration of an Anesthetic Agent; a Comparison of the Technic for Robust Patients and for Patients in Shock— John S. Lundy, R. Charles Adams, and Thomas H. Seldon 11 The Incidence of Acute Respiratory Infections; the...
Topics: World War II, venereal disease, sexually-transmitted dieseases, aviation medicine, submarine...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 4, No. 29, July 21, 1945 - Vol. 4, No. 52, December 29, 1945.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, World War II,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 32 No. 7, 3 October 1958 Historical Fund of the Navy Medical Department . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Hematologic Findings after Therapeutic Doses of Gallium 72 . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Aplastic Anemia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Empyema Complicating Pulmonary Tuberculosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . 7 The Salicylate Problem . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, pediatrics, Nurse Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. National Naval Medical Center
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POLAR MANUAL: ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC LIVING CONDITIONS, PERSONNEL SELECTION, HYGIENE AND SANITATION, CLOTHING, NUTRITION, SUPPLIES, AND EQUIPMENT, VISUAL DISABILITIES AND COLD INJURIES, FIRST AID, SAFETY, AND SURVIVAL by Captain E. E . Hedblom, MC, USN USNAS Whidbey Island, Washington "The original edition of the POLAR MANUAL was prepared by the Department of Cold Weather Medicine of the U. S. Naval Medical School as a guide for personnel whose work would take them to the frigid areas of the...
Topics: Operation Deep Freeze, Antarctica
from the foreword This Catalog is issued under the authority of DoD Directive 5040.2, "Audiovisual Activities," July 23, 1979. It explains how to obtain and use copies of audiovisual (AV) productions produced and procured in support of formal training, education, management, and information objectives by all echelons within the Department of Defense. This Catalog applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of...
Topics: films, movies, US Army
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Korean War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by USS Sanctuary (AH-17)
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Cruise book or yearbook for the hospital ship USS Sanctuary (AH-17) for a year of the Vietnam War.
Topics: hospital ship, USS Sanctuary (AH-17), Nurse Corps, nursing, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Nurse Corps
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FORWARD (sic) THIS BLUEPRINT OF NAVY NURSING IS THE DIRECT RESULT OF THE EFFORTS OF MANY NURSE CORPS OFFICERS WHO CONTRIBUTED SIGNIFICANT CLINICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE TO DESIGN A PRACTICE MODEL FOR NAVY NURSING. THIS PROJECT WAS CONCEPTUALIZED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE NURSE CORPS AND BECAME A REALITY THROUGH HER DYNAMIC LEADERSHIP AND GUIDANCE. THIS DOCUMENT ENCOMPASSES MY PHILOSOPHY, WHICH IS FOUNDED IN THE GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF NAVY MEDICINE, AND FULLY SUPPORTS THE MISSION OF THE MEDICAL...
Topics: Nurse Corps, nursing
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Medical Research Center
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ASTMH - NAMRU-3 Researchers Contributed to the Influenza Vaccination Selection for 2016 Rear Adm. Chinn, Defense Health Agency's Director of Research Development and Acquisition Visits NAMRU-Dayton NAMRU-3 Change of Command Ceremony Highlights the Importance of Collaboration R&D Chronicles: The Mosquito Fighters, Part VIII NAMRU-SA Announces the Publication of Research on Novel Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Next Generation Antimicrobial Wound Dressing Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for...
Topics: World War II, history of medicine, NAMRU-SA, influenza, vaccination, Naval Health Research Center
Scripted and produced by Jan Herman. "In late April and early May of 1975, the destroyer escort USS Kirk became a haven for refugees fleeing South Vietnam. Kirk's officers and enlisted personnel -- trained as warriors -- instantly transformed their man-of-war into a humanitarian assistance ship. Desperation and anguish gave way to reassurance as crew members fed their unexpected guests, dispensed medical care, diapered infants and provided hope to a dispirited people." PIN#806882
Topics: Vietnam War, USS Kirk, humanitarian assistance, helicopter, Richard Armitage, Paul Jacobs,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's Department of Research Programs
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Researchers probe low back pain after limb loss Studies of body mechanics and other factors hold promise for relief by Paula Amann Oversight for survey approvals changed September speakers to spotlight biomedical research Balancing privacy, free flow of research data Department issues new rules on sharing data outside hospital by Paula Amann Danko, Gada move up leadership ladder, amid plaudits by Paula Amann Researchers raise questions, get answers on compliance Question-and-answer session...
Topics: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, human subjects research
NAVPERS 15,790 The primary purpose of decorations, medals, commendations and citations, either individual or by units, is to recognize and reward acts or services of distinction which were above and beyond that normally expected and which distinguished the individual or unit among those performing similar acts or services. CONTENTS Section Page 1. General Instructions Concerning Decorations, Medals, Badges, Ribbons and Devices----------- --------------------------- 1 (1) The primary purpose of...
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, World War II, World War I, Spanish-American War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center
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NMCPHC Quick Hits: Tri-Service Food Code
Topic: food safety
A Research paper Submitted to The Head of the Department of English, History, and Government, United States Naval Academy by Dennis M. Davidson, Midshipman, First Class, Section 112, Annapolis, Maryland, February 1960
Topics: Civil War, hospital ship, USS Rover, Nurse Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital on the Marine Corps base.
Topics: NH Camp Lejeune, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hagen to be Navy's 31st Surgeon General Recycling program begins soon Celebrants turn out for Comfort's return Comfort sailors glad. to be home Civilian crew proud of performance Take precautions in hot weather Robinson closes out 30-year career Winners named in research competition From The Chaplain ... USNS Comfort returns from Persian Gulf Conference looks at lessons learned Advanced medical lab techs graduate
Topics: USNS Comfort (T-AH 1), hospital ship, Desert Storm, Hospital Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Fleet Hospital 115
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Cruise book or yearbook for a World War II hospital based on Guam. "Fleet Hospital No. 115 was commissioned in San Bruno, California, on December 7, 1944 . Scheduled to be completed by July, the hospital was in full operation by April and cared for more than 10,000 patients during the Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaigns."
Topics: USS General E. T. Collins (AP 147), Guam, World War II, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, US Marine Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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United States Navy Medical News Letter Vol. 45 No. 7, 16 April 1965 FRONT COVER: The U.S. Naval Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas. Portrait of RADM E. C. KENNEY ------- iii FEATURE ARTICLE What's New in the Management of Trauma -----1 SPECIAL ARTICLES Tagged Specimens Aid Biotracking Studies --------2 Glaucoma, Tonometry and Visual Field Testing ----4 Letter to RADM Kenney ---------------------6 FROM THE NOTE BOOK Urgent Training Notice ---------- -------------7 MSC Officers Graduate...
Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, Ben Eiseman, dextran, NH Yokosuka, NH Corpus Christi, fluoridation, Naval...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Navy Medical Newsletter Vol. 55 No. 4 April 1970 FROM THE CHIEF ..................... .2 ELEGY FOR A HOSPITAL SHIP ....5 FEATURE ARTICLES USS Repose in Vietnam-1966-1970 ......6 Angel of the Orient ... ................... .10 Pediatrics Aboard the USS Sanctuary.......38 PROFESSIONAL PAPERS A Year's Experience in Orthopedic Surgery at First Medical Battalion ......12 Cecocolic Intussusception- A Postoperative Complication of Appendectomy .........18 The Gastroenterologist Corner- Use of...
Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, malaria, obituaries, Vietnam War, dentistry, USS Repose, USS Sanctuary,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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U.S. Navy Medicine Vol. 63 No. 6 June 1974 FROM THE CHIEF ... .... ... ... . . . ...... 2 BUMED SITREP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 THE DEPUTY CHIEF - RADM OSBORNE . . . . . 6 RADM ETTER - ADIEU. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 BIRTHDAY GREETINGS TO THE HOSPITAL CORPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 SCHOLARS' SCUTTLEBUTT ............... 23 COMING AND GOING ................... 28 FEATURE ARTICLES Navy Allied Health Science Program ........... 10 RADM E.J. Rupnik,...
Topics: Navy Medicine magazine, uniforms, Hospital Corps, NRMC Portsmouth, hospital corpsmen, colonscopy,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Medical Service Corps
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FROM THE MSC DIRECTOR RDML Timothy H. Weber MSC, USN CUSTOMS AND HERITAGE THE PLANKOWNER CHRONICLES: NAVY MEDICINE IN THE MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS BIRTH YEAR BY ANDRE B. SOBOCINSKI, HISTORIAN, BUMED RESERVE UPDATE CAPT KATHERINE ORMSBEE, MSC, USN RESERVE AFFAIRS OFFICER, MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS Operational Health Support Unit (OHSU) Pensacola By: CAPT Efstratios Lagoutaris BALTOPS 2020 Exercise SPECIALTY SPOTLIGHT PODIATRY (1892) CDR IAN MCGUINNESS, SPECIALTY LEADER LCDR CAMILLE RYANS, ASSISTANT...
Topics: history of medicine, Army-Navy Medical Service Corps Act, 1947, podiatry, Medical Service Corps