TITLE

VA HEALTH CARE: Progress and Challenges in Conducting the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
GAO Reports;5/5/2010, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the testimony of Health Care director Randall B. Williamson on the challenges in the National Vietnam Veterans Longitudinal Study (NVVLS). It says that the testimony of Williamson discusses the issues and challenges of Veterans Affairs (VA) in conducting the NVVLS. It mentions that the challenges of VA includes gaining consent from its participants, decreasing possible bias in the follow-up study, and the assessment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the NVVLS.
ACCESSION #
50800286

 

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