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War and medicine
Hippocrates is quoted as saying that ‘war is the only proper school for a surgeon’. Certainly, medical services have been associated with the military since the days of Ancient Greece. This relationship declined in the Middle Ages, but after a radical reorganisation of medicine during the 1700s the links between the two grew stronger with each passing year.
War and new jobs in medicine
There is much debate about how much influence war and medicine have had on each other. In some cases war moves medical practices and innovation forward, or refocuses research into specific conditions. Both orderlies and nurses were specialised roles that emerged and developed later…
VA And Military Health Care Are Separate, Yet Often Confused
Yet the VA and military health systems are completely different. They are not even part of the same cabinet department – the VA system is part of the Department of Veterans Affairs, while the military system is overseen by the Department of Defense. Here are some common questions about the two systems...
A Brief History of Military Contributions to Ethical Standards...
Advances in Military Medicine and Hygiene during the American Civil War were "transitioned" into standards of medical care practice during the latter part of the 19th century.
Beyond The Battlefield
Beyond the Battlefield is a 10-part series The Huffington Post ran on consecutive weekdays starting Oct. 10, 2011. It is an exploration of the challenges, victories and problems that catastrophically wounded soldiers encounter after returning home from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan.
From latecomer to leader: Russia’s giant leap forward in military medicine
Although developments in military medicine in Russia languished behind those in Western Europe for centuries, reforms implemented by the likes of Scot James Wylie and Nikolai Pirogov from the late 18th to mid-19th centuries made Russian medical treatment on the battlefield among the most progressive in the world. )
History of Military Medicine
Over the last 150 years, new surgical techniques, powerful painkillers, antibiotic drugs, and speedy triage and evacuation procedures have revolutionized military medicine. In this quiz, archival photos capture soldiers and doctors on and off the battlefield as well as the tools they used to practice combat medicine.
The Origins of EMS in Military Medicine
Though EMS as medical treatment of a patient prior to and during transportation to the hospital may have roots dating back centuries, it is only since Napoleon’s European campaigns that we can draw a direct line from his system for moving combat casualties to today’s EMS. Napoleon’s physician, Dominique-Jean Larrey, developed a system specifically for transportation of battle casualties (the “flying” ambulance), which was introduced into the U.S. Army during the Civil War.
US military medicine: Military doctors are on front lines keeping Americans safe
The recent Ebola outbreak and other biological and medical threats underscore the fact that it is US military docs who are on the frontline in keeping America safe.
War and medicine
Hippocrates is quoted as saying that ‘war is the only proper school for a surgeon’. Certainly, medical services have been associated with the military since the days of Ancient Greece. This relationship declined in the Middle Ages, but after a radical reorganisation of medicine during the 1700s the links between the two grew stronger with each passing year
Military Medical News
Military Medical News is a highly regarded medical newspaper circulated monthly throughout the United States and read by thousands of medical personnel within our armed Forces. In addition, numerous civilians who have left the military look to Military Medical News as a source of up to date information regarding the medical and healthcare changes occurring within the U.S Military Healthcare System.
Medicine + The Military
Discover the many opportunities and benefits available through military
Military Health System Research Symposium
This annual event provides an academic-based venue to discuss and distribute new scientific knowledge resulting from military-unique research and development. In addition, it provides a scholarly forum for planning and development of future studies aimed at optimizing care for members of the Uniformed Services in operational settings.
Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families.
Operational Medicine is the healthcare provided in unconventional settings where important resources may be significantly restricted. These resources could include limited supplies, expertise, time, location, or climate extremes.
Veterans Today (VT) is an independent online journal representing the positions and providing news for members of the military and veteran community in areas of national security, geopolitical stability and domestic policy. All writers are fully independent and represent their own point of view and not necessarily the point of view of any other writer, administrator or entity.
Army Medicine: Serving to Heal...Honored to Serve.
Medical Corps International Forum
Forum for Disaster and Military medicine.
From our military experience, we have learned over the course of time that there are several businesses that extend themselves to military members through exceptional service and/or military discounts. Our goal is to connect those that sacrifice for our country, to the businesses that sacrifice for them.
MilitaryConnection.com is one of the most comprehensive online directories of resources and information for military, veterans and their loved ones.
Military Medical Personnel
The UK's leading military medical and dental recruitment consultancy.
We started Military.com in 1999 to revolutionize the way the 30 million Americans with military affinity stay connected and informed. Today, we're the largest military and veteran membership organization — 10 million members strong.
Navy Medicine is a thriving, global health care system fully engaged and integrated in providing high quality health care to beneficiaries in wartime and in peacetime.
Military medicine is a vast subject which covers everything from basic hygiene through battlefield necessities like battle dressing bandages, first aid kits, and ambulances to complex and life-saving surgery, from spraying to suppress mosquitos through long-term recovery from tramautic wounds.
U.S. Medicine is a monthly publication that serves healthcare professionals working in the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Defense and U.S. Public Health Service. Each month U.S. Medicine provides 35,000 physicians, pharmacists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and administrators with a mix of news, medical updates, interviews, reports on special government topics and monthly columns.
Health news and commentary from around the Web related to military medicine.
Military medicine is a unique field. From ensuring the health of troops to dealing with violent injuries, medical teams work to keep soldiers fighting fit.
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