A year in the life of Canadian Forces Health Services
- War on Terror. // Masthead;Spring2002, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p25
Presents recommendations on how Canada should respond to the war on terrorism. Renewal of Canada's military strength; Role of Canada in catalyzing the transformation process directing defenses of the U.S., Russia and Western nations; Information on the health care system of the country.
- Radiology in a Hostile Environment: Experience in Afghanistan. Harcke, Theodore; Statler, John D.; Montilla, Jaime // Military Medicine;Mar2006, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p194
Imaging equipment deployed with the combat support hospital in Afghanistan represented new technology not previously used in a hostile environment for a prolonged period. In general, the equipment performed well in a stationary location. Having computed tomography and ultrasound scans, in...
- New ultrasound service closer to home for patients in north Yorkshire. // Synergy: Imaging & Therapy Practice;Jun2010, p25
The article reports on the availability of ultrasound service to meet the needs of the residents in Richmond, England.
- Armed forces announce plan of attack on environmental hazards. Pinker, Susan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/19/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 6, p795
Reports that the Canadian military and Canadian Forces Medical Group have started a preventive-medicine program aimed at avoiding health risks related to active duty. Health assessments of recruits and tracking of exposures to toxic elements throughout their careers; Efforts to minimize the...
- MD at centre of Somalia controversy finds peace in Northern Ontario. OReilly, Michael // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/27/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p244
Features Dr. Barry Armstrong, general surgeon in Dryden, Ontario. Background on his surgical practice; Brief details of the political and moral crisis known as the Somalia affair; His appearance before a Somalia inquiry before leaving the Canadian military.
- Analysis. Tien, Homer C.; Farrell, Robert; Macdonald, John // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/21/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 11, p1365
In this article, the authors describe how Canadian Forces surgeons maintained their clinical competence in the years before the Kandahar mission during the Afghan war. They then report the number and type of injured patients seen at the hospital in Kandahar and analyze some basic quality-of-care...
- Post-traumatic stress disorder And the road to perdition. Drapeau, Michel W. // Esprit de Corps;Apr2011, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p20
The article discusses the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) case inside the Canadian Forces (CF). It cites the case of Master Corporal Frank Riley who suffered PTSD after his traumatic war experience in Afghanistan. However, it notes that instead of giving attention, the CF neglected and...
- THE OLD GUARD. // Esprit de Corps;Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p42
The article offers news briefs related to military forces in Canada. The military training was wasted in non-warlike role of Canadian Forces where their roles are misleading. The Canadian Forces Ombudsman expresses concern over the lack of information provided to deceased Canadian Forces...
- CAF needs to DIMINISH the RHETORIC & ACT on health care. Bruyea, Sean // Esprit de Corps;Apr2014, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p28
The author comments on the need for the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to diminish and to clean self-serving health care rhetoric in Canada. The author mentions that the CAF has the capability of mitigating suicides and mental health cases of the military. Moreover, he said that the attention of...