Textbooks of Military Medicine: Military Preventive Medicine, Mobilization and Deployment, V. l, 2003 (ePub eBook)

Textbooks of Military Medicine: Military Preventive Medicine, Mobilization and Deployment, V. l, 2003 (ePub eBook)
Textbooks of Military Medicine: Military Preventive Medicine, Mobilization and Deployment, V. l, 2003
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Textbooks of Military Medicine. Patrick Kelley, specialty editor. Explores the various natural and manmade challenges faced by today's soldier upon mobilization and deployment. Offers comprehensive research on a range of topics related to preventive medicine, including a historic perspective on the principles of military preventive medicine, national mobilization and training, preparation for deployment, and occupational and environmental issues during sustainment.

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Table of Contents:

Foreword by The Surgeon General xv

Preface xvii

SECTION 1: A Historic Perspective on the Principles of Military Preventive Medicine 1

1. Preventive Medicine and Command Authority—Leviticus to Schwarzkopf 3

2. The Historical Impact of Preventive Medicine in War 21

3. The Historic Role of Military Preventive Medicine and Public Health in US Armies of Occupation and Military Government 59

4. Preventive Medicine in Military Operations Other Than War 79

5. Conserving the Fighting Strength: Milestones of Operational Military Preventive Medicine Research 105

SECTION 2: National Mobilization and Training 127

6. The Reserve Components: Medical and Related Issues of Mobilization 129

7. Evolution of Military Recruit Accession Standards 145

8. The Basic Training Environment 159

9. Communicable Disease Control in Basic Training: Programmatic Aspects 173

10. Musculoskeletal Injuries in the Military Training Environment 195

SECTION 3: Preparing for Deployment 211

11. Medical Threat Assessment 213

12. Preventive Medicine Considerations in Planning Multiservice and Multinational Operations 229

13. Preventive Medicine and the Operation Plan 253

14. Medical Preparation for Deployment 273

SECTION 4: Occupational and Environmental Issues During Sustainment 285

15. Jet Lag and Sleep Deprivation 287

16. Combat Stress Control and Force Health Protection 301

17. Nutritional Considerations for Military Deployment 317

18. Health Care for Women in Mobilization and Deployment 341

19. Environmental Medicine: Heat, Cold, and Altitude 363

20. Environmental Health 417

21. Arthropods of Military Importance 469

22. Personal Protection Measures Against Arthropods 503

23. Deployment Injuries 523

24. Selected Topics in Deployment Occupational Medicine 539

25. Aviation Medicine 561 x 26. Military Diving Medicine 575

27. Chemical Warfare Agents 611

28. Biological Warfare Defense 627

29. Medical Response to Injury From Ionizing Radiation 655

30. The Role of Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine During Mobilization and Deployment 669

Abbreviations and Acronyms 683

Index 687


This volume was prepared for military medical educational use. The focus of the information is to foster discussion that may form the basis of doctrine and policy.  This book would be beneficial to all military medical personnel. 

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