skip to content
Gulf War veterans : measuring health Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Gulf War veterans : measuring health

Author: Lyla M Hernandez; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999.
Series: Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book measures the health status of Gulf War Veterans while comparing results with other groups. Yields committee findings and recommendations for professionals, providing strategies on how to protect the health of the deployed U.S. forces. It addresses issues related to health protection, health consequences, and treatment, as well as medical record keeping in the U.S. military services.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lyla M Hernandez; Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans.
ISBN: 9780309065801 0309065801
OCLC Number: 42596895
Notes: "Support for this study was provided by the Departments of Defense (contract no. DASW01-98-K-0002) and Veterans Affairs (contract no. V101[93]P-1580)"--Title page verso.
Description: x, 126 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: VA and DoD Program for Gulf War Veterans 13 --
Gulf War Reports and Evaluations: A Brief Summary 17 --
Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans 20 --
Defining Gulf War Veterans 22 --
Structure of Report 23 --
2 Studies of the Health of Gulf War Veterans 24 --
Specific Studies of Gulf War Veterans 25 --
Limitations of Previous Studies 36 --
Remainder of this Report 37 --
3 Measuring Health 38 --
The Evolving Definition of Health 38 --
Core Concepts of Health 40 --
Correlates of Health 45 --
Measuring Health-Related Quality of Life 48 --
4 The Gulf War Veterans Health Research Portfolio 55 --
Research Portfolio to Guide Studies of the Health of Gulf War Veterans 55 --
5 Gulf War Veterans Helath Study 63 --
Study Questions and Design 64 --
Sampling 67 --
Scheduling 70 --
Mode of Survey 71 --
Improving Response Rates 71 --
Pilot Study 75 --
Data Collection Instruments 76 --
Cost 78 --
Ethical Considerations 79 --
Independent Advisory Board 80 --
Appendix A Coalition Forces and Force Strength 95 --
Appendix B Design Issues in the Gulf War Veterans Health Study 96.
Series Title: Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
Responsibility: Lyla M. Hernandez [and others], editors ; Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine.

Abstract:

This book measures the health status of Gulf War Veterans while comparing results with other groups. Yields committee findings and recommendations for professionals, providing strategies on how to protect the health of the deployed U.S. forces. It addresses issues related to health protection, health consequences, and treatment, as well as medical record keeping in the U.S. military services.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42596895> # Gulf War veterans : measuring health
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "42596895" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/persian_gulf_syndrome> ; # Persian Gulf Syndrome
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/persian_gulf_war_1991_veterans_health_and_hygiene_united_states> ; # Persian Gulf War, 1991--Veterans--Health and hygiene--United States
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1058380> ; # Persian Gulf War (1991)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/golfkrieg_1990_1991> ; # Golfkrieg (1990-1991)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/veteran> ; # Veteran
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/evaluation> ; # Evaluation
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109068> ; # Persian Gulf War, 1991--Health aspects--United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/veterans> ; # Veterans
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.047/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165740> ; # Veterans--Health and hygiene
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/aufsatzsammlung> ; # Aufsatzsammlung
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/gesundheitsschaden> ; # Gesundheitsschaden
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/health_status> ; # Health Status
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/138338465> ; # Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/247172261> ; # Lyla M. Hernandez
   schema:datePublished "1999" ;
   schema:description "This book measures the health status of Gulf War Veterans while comparing results with other groups. Yields committee findings and recommendations for professionals, providing strategies on how to protect the health of the deployed U.S. forces. It addresses issues related to health protection, health consequences, and treatment, as well as medical record keeping in the U.S. military services."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793902619> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Series/compass_series_washington_d_c> ; # Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Series/the_compass_series> ; # The compass series
   schema:name "Gulf War veterans : measuring health"@en ;
   schema:productID "42596895" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42596895#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_national_academy_press_1999> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Agent/national_academy_press> ; # National Academy Press
   schema:url <http://www.nap.edu/books/0309065801/html/> ;
   schema:url <http://www.nap.edu/catalog/9636.html> ;
   schema:url <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK224706/> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780309065801> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA335724> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42596895> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Agent/national_academy_press> # National Academy Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "National Academy Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Series/compass_series_washington_d_c> # Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42596895> ; # Gulf War veterans : measuring health
   schema:name "Compass series (Washington, D.C.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Series/the_compass_series> # The compass series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42596895> ; # Gulf War veterans : measuring health
   schema:name "The compass series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/golfkrieg_1990_1991> # Golfkrieg (1990-1991)
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Golfkrieg (1990-1991)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/persian_gulf_syndrome> # Persian Gulf Syndrome
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Persian Gulf Syndrome"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793902619#Topic/persian_gulf_war_1991_veterans_health_and_hygiene_united_states> # Persian Gulf War, 1991--Veterans--Health and hygiene--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh91001459> ;
   schema:name "Persian Gulf War, 1991--Veterans--Health and hygiene--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109068> # Persian Gulf War, 1991--Health aspects--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Persian Gulf War, 1991--Health aspects--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1058380> # Persian Gulf War (1991)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
   schema:name "Persian Gulf War (1991)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1165740> # Veterans--Health and hygiene
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Veterans--Health and hygiene"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/138338465> # Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on Measuring the Health of Gulf War Veterans." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/247172261> # Lyla M. Hernandez
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Hernandez" ;
   schema:givenName "Lyla M." ;
   schema:name "Lyla M. Hernandez" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780309065801>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0309065801" ;
   schema:isbn "9780309065801" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.