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- Brain Wars: How the Military Is Failing Its Wounded: For Brain-Injured Soldiers, Top Quality Care From a Philanthropist, not the Pentagon. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;12/19/2010, p6
The article reports on a charity program, Project Share, working in the U.S. to help brain-injured soldiers in order to fill for services left by Tricare and military in rehabilitating their soldiers. It is given that the charity is founded by philanthropist Bernie Marcus in 2008 and is based on...
- Brain Wars: How the Military Is Failing Its Wounded: Pentagon Health Plan Won't Cover Brain-Damage Therapy for Troops. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;12/19/2010, p4
The article reports that Tricare, an insurance-style program covering nearly four million active-duty military and retirees in the U.S., has denied coverage for cognitive rehabilitation therapy for soldiers in the U.S. suffering from brain injuries. Tricare officials are claiming that the...
- Ski club io hold day of events Saturday as part of fundraiser. Collier, Jessica // Adirondack Daily Enterprise;3/5/2010, Vol. 117 Issue 55, p8
The article reports on the move of middle/high school ski club to hold a day of competitions along with a day of fundraising for a wounded local soldier at the Big Tupper Ski Area in New York.
- Brain Wars: How the Military Is Failing Its Wounded: How Our FOIA Request Was Blocked, and Why We're Still Pursuing It. Miller, T. Christian; Zwerdling, Daniel // Pro Publica;12/19/2010, p3
The article reports on the denial of ProPublica Inc. and National Public Radio Inc.'s Freedom of Information Act request for a copy of the Emergency Care Research Institute (ECRI) study on cognitive rehabilitation therapy for soldiers in the U.S. It is given that official of ECRI and Tricare, a...
- Brain Wars: How the Military Is Failing Its Wounded: Timeline: How One Blast Affected Five Soldiers. Miller, T. Christian; Larson, Jeff; Shaw, Al; Schmidt, Krista Kjellman // Pro Publica;3/20/2011, p5
The article reports that five soldiers of Psycho Platoon including Brock Savelkoul, Derrick Junge and Jared Hollingshead suffered brain injuries after a rocket attack at Camp Liberty, in Baghdad, Iraq on January 16, 2009.
- Eye protection in the military has evolved. Congdon, Nathan // Ophthalmology Times;08/15/97, Vol. 22 Issue 16, p14
Emphasizes the need for eye protection measures for military personnel. Combat conditions increasing the risk of eye injuries; Protection devices used; Technological improvements made in eye protection.
- Physical rehabilitation following polytrauma. The Canadian Forces Physical Rehabilitation Program 2008--2011. Besemann, Markus // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Dec2011 Supplement, Vol. 54, pS135
As a consequence of Canada's involvement in the war in Afghanistan, many members of the Canadian Forces have experienced debilitating injuries. Despite the Canadian Forces Health Services (CFHS) having outstanding relationships with many civilian care providers for the rehabilitation of injured...
- Tactical Combat Casualty Care in the Canadian Forces: lessons learned from the Afghan war. Savage, Erin; Forestier, Colleen; Withers, Nicholas; Tien, Homer; Pannell, Dylan // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Dec2011 Supplement, Vol. 54, pS118
Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) is intended to treat potentially preventable causes of death on the battlefield, but acknowledges that application of these treatments may place the provider and even the mission in jeopardy if performed at the wrong time. Therefore, TCCC classifies the...
- LEBANON-SECURITY. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition);5/14/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4852, p8
The article reports that seven French soldiers were injured from the explosion that occurred in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) weapons depot on May 12, 2010.