New PDF release: Gulf War and Health, Volume 1: Depleted Uranium,

By Committee on Health Effects Associated with Exposures During the Gulf War, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Carolyn E. Fulco, Catharyn T. Liverman, Harold C. Sox

ISBN-10: 030907178X

ISBN-13: 9780309071789

ISBN-10: 0309513901

ISBN-13: 9780309513906

Document proposes stronger troop tracking and higher scientific record-keeping practices in destiny army conflicts. Calls upon the army to assemble mostly the epidemiological facts required to appreciate health problems that take place within the wake of struggle. encompasses a new desk of contents as an errata insert. Softcover.

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For that reason, the committee met with representatives of veterans’ groups and opened its meetings whenever possible to hear from veterans, researchers, and other members of the interested public (see Appendixes A and B). The following information provides a context for the many scientific articles that the committee reviewed and provides an appreciation (albeit limited) of the collective experiences of Gulf War veterans. S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 1998). Deployment The pace of the buildup for the war was unprecedented.

Modeling the Chemical Warfare Agent Release at the Khamisiyah Pit. Washington, DC: CIA– DoD. Coiro V, Volpi R, Marchesi C, DeFerri A, Capretti L, Caffarri G, Colla R, Chiodera P. 1998. Different effects of pyridostigmine on the thyrotropin response to thyrotropinreleasing hormone in endogenous depression and subclinical thyrotoxicosis. Metabolism 47(1):50–53. S. Senate. 1998. Report of the Special Investigation Unit on Gulf War Illnesses. 105th Congress, 2nd session. PRT 105-39. S. Government Printing Office.

Troops had to drink large quantities of water to prevent dehydration. While the summers were hot and dry, temperatures in winter (December through March) were cold, with wind chill temperatures at night dropping well below freezing. Wind and blowing sand made protection of skin and eyes imperative. Individuals were not allowed to wear contact lenses, except in air-conditioned areas that were protected from sand. Goggles and sunglasses helped somewhat, but visibility was often poor. Environmental and Chemical Exposures Certainly the most visually dramatic environmental event of the Gulf War was the smoke from more than 750 oil-well fires.

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