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US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Zelma “Suzie” Coyle
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The entire collection consists of a mug, photographs, and papers from Zelma “Suzie” Coyle, who served as a nurse on the USS Haven (AH-12) hospital ship during the Korean War. Scanned and online here are instructions to medical officers upon joining the Haven, her letters home to her mother and her photographs. 72 items are available on this page, one of which is a listing of the photographs as a pdf file - "Coyle collection photo captions"
Topics: USS Haven (AH-12), hospital ship, Korean War, Nurse Corps, nursing, US Marine Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Provisional restorations Lieutenant Commander (sel) Gerald W. Trkula, DC, USNR, and Captain Scott A Synnott, DC, USN Purpose The purpose of this clinical update is to assist the clinician with the materials and techniques needed for the fabrication of fixed prosthetic restorations. Introduction Prepared teeth must be protected and the patient kept comfort-able during fabrication of the definitive/final restoration. By utilizing successful methods and compatible materials, the clinician can gain...
Topics: Prostheses and Implants, Silicone Elastomers
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. NAVAL HISTORY DIVISION. SHIPS' HISTORIES SECTION
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The first hospital ship of the United States Navy was originally a commercial side-wheel river steamer RED ROVER built at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, in 1859.
Topics: Civil War, hospital ship, USS Rover, Nurse Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval School of Health Sciences, Portsmouth, VA
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Ceremony brochure establishing the NSHS as a command, rather than a detachment. Includes biographical information on the speakers. REMARKS AND READING OF DISESTABLISHMENT Captain Harry C. Coffey, MSC, USN REMARKS AND READING OF ESTABLISHMENT Rear Admiral Joan M. Engel, NC, USN REMARKS AND ASSUMPTION OF COMMAND Captain Charles L. Anderson, MSC, USN
Topics: NH Portsmouth, Naval School of Health Sciences, Change of Command
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Cytogenetics of Salivary Gland Neoplasms Lieutenant Rachel L. Werner, DC, USN, Captain Robert D. Foss, DC, USN Introduction Molecular cytogenetics involves, among other things, the study of chromosomal abnormalities at the level of DNA. Chromosome translocations are genetic abnormalities caused by the transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new position, especially on a different chromosome. Translocations can result in the overexpression of one gene by placing it next to a routinely expressed...
Topics: Carcinoma, Chromosome Aberrations, Chromosomes, Cytogenetic Analysis, Cytogenetics,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Differentiating sinonasal cysts and cyst-like entities Major Lisa Franklin, DC, USA, Lieutenant Commander Brenda Nelson, DC, USN, and Commander James T. Castle, DC, USN Introduction Subtle variations of oral and craniofacial anatomy are commonly identified and documented as part of routine dental examinations and radiographs. One such common finding is the dome-shaped radiopaque shadow seen arising from the floor of the maxillary sinus, termed the antral pseudocyst. In the past, this entity has...
Topics: Cysts, Maxillary Sinus, Nasal Polyps, Paranasal Sinus Diseases, Paranasal Sinuses
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Anatomic findings that are commonly misinterpreted as pathologic entities Major Michael T. Gardner, USAF, DC, Lieutenant Commander Brenda L. Nelson, DC, USN, and Commander James T. Castle, DC, USN Introduction Today, more so than at any other time, the dental professional faces an ever increasing emphasis on a thorough clinical examination of each patient. As a result, the dentist is often confronted with a decision to biopsy a lesion exhibiting marginal indicators for a biopsy procedure. In...
Topics: Biopsy, Dentists, anatomy
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Avulsed permanent teeth - new treatment guidelines Lieutenant Sherma Saif, DC, USNR, and Commander Patricia A. Tordik, DC, USN Introduction Approximately 0.5-16%  of traumatic injuries to the permanent anterior dentition result in tooth avulsion. When replantation occurs within 20 minutes or if the avulsed tooth is placed in a suitable storage medium until a dentist can replant the tooth, chance for successful treatment of the tooth is maximized. The purpose of this Clinical Update is to...
Topics: Tooth Avulsion, Tooth Replantation
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Characteristics and demographics of an orofacial pain population: review of 255 consecutive cases Lieutenant Commander Istvan A. Hargitai, DC, USN and Captain Peter M. Bertrand, DC, USN Introduction This update characterizes 255 consecutive new patients tracked in a resident’s logbook from July 2002 through April 2004 and discusses clinical implications. All patients were seen in the Orofacial Pain Center, located at the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland. Orofacial Pain refers...
Topic: Facial Pain
Hospital newspaper Vol. 6, No. 1, January 11, 1947 - Vol. 6, No. 25, June 28, 1947.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, cartoons
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   Preface iii Notice to Contributors iv Special Articles: Symposium on Immersion Blast Injuries: Foreword to Symposium on Immersion Blast Injuries. By J.J. A. McMullin, Captain, Medical Corps, United States Navy 1 A. Immersion Blast Injuries. By Joseph Palrna, Lieutenant Commander, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, and J. J. Uldall, Lieutenant, Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve 3 B. Surgical Report on Immersion Blast Injuries. By H. L. Pugh,...
Topic: World War II, venereal disease, sexually-transmitted dieseases, aviation medicine, submarine...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Seung C. Yang, DC, USNR, Captain N. Blaine Cook, DC, USN, and Commander Charles W. Paddock, DC, USN Introduction Patients often demand esthetic posterior restorations forcing the restorative dentist to utilize alternatives to traditional direct or indirect metallic restorative materials. Current porcelain systems provide outstanding esthetics and sufficient strength to be considered for many posterior applications. This clinical update reviews the various aspects of all-ceramic inlays and...
Topics: Dental Materials, Dental Porcelain
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Forces, Vietnam
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Press kit of miscellaneous material including descriptions of ships, and operations. Includes: FACTS AND FIGURES ON THE MEKONG DELTA NAVY MOBILE BASE ARRIVES IN VIETNAM by Lt. T.S. Storck, USN PBRs THWART VIET CONG ON DELTA WATERWAYS By Lt. T.S. Storck OPERATION GAME WARDEN RIVER ASSAULT FLOTILLA ONE ASSAULT SUPPORT PATROL BOAT (ASPB) ARMORED TROOP CARRIER - (ATC) USS Askari (ARL-30) COMMAND AND COMMUNICATION BOAT - (CCB) Self Propelled Barracks Ship (APB) APL-26 SUPPORT LST (1156) CLASS U . S....
Topics: Vietnam War, river patrol boats, helicopter evacuation, Mobile Riverine Force, USS Askari (ARL-30),...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Dental management of the PPD positive tuberculin skin test patient Lieutenant Anthony L. Davis, DC, USN, Lieutenant Matthew Bruzek, DC, USN, Captain Elaine Winegard, DC, USN, and Commander Charles Paddock, DC, USN Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by a microorganism called Mycobacterium tuberculosis.” If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal. TB is spread through the air when a person with active TB disease of the lungs or throat coughs or sneezes. Not everyone...
Topics: Tuberculin Test, Tuberculosis
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 6, No. 26, July 4, 1947 - Vol. 6, No. 51, December 31, 1947.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, cartoons
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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NAVMED P-5132
Topic: BUMED
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Regional Medical Center Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 44, No. 1, January 22, 1982 - Vol. 44, No. 24, December 24, 1982.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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Specialty Editors RICHARD I. WALKER T. JAN CERVENY Front Matter Foreword Preface Introduction 1. Nuclear Events and Their Consequences 2. Acute Radiation Syndrome in Humans 3. Triage and Treatment of Radiation-Injured Mass Casualties 4. Treatment of Internal Radionuclide Contamination 5. Infectious Complications of Radiation Injury 6. Biological Assessment of Radiation Damage 7. Behavioral and Neurophysiological Changes with Exposure to Ionizing Radiation 8. Psychological Factors in Nuclear...
Topics: Radiation-Physiological effect, Nuclear weapons- Physiological effect
NAVPERS 15,790 The primary purpose of decorations, medals, commendations and citations, either individual or by units, is to recognize and reward acts or services of distinction which were above and beyond that normally expected and which distinguished the individual or unit among those performing similar acts or services. CONTENTS Section Page 1. General Instructions Concerning Decorations, Medals, Badges, Ribbons and Devices----------- --------------------------- 1 (1) The primary purpose of...
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, World War II, World War I, Spanish-American War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital on the Marine Corps base. If a page appears repeated, it is because a multi-page item on the page has been turned.
Topics: NH Camp Lejeune, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper, Vol. 1, No. 1, January 6, 1945- Vol. 1, No. 52, December 29, 1945
Topics: Guam, World War II, NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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by André Sobocinski U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Since 1971, Force Master Chiefs of BUMED have served as senior enlisted advisors for Navy Surgeons General, and the voice for some 26,000 active and reserve Hospital Corpsmen in the Navy on matters relating to the welfare, health, job satisfaction, retention, morale, utilization, and training. Although it is easy to acknowledge the necessity of the role, the Hospital Corps was already 72 years old when the position of the “Force”...
Topics: Navy Medicine, Surface Warfare, Hospital Corpsman, Fleet Marine Force, Hospital Corpsmen, Force...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS)
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Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS)    09.23.2021 Video by Thomas Webster  Visual Information Directorate-NMLPDC     This video shows the capabilities of the Naval Expeditionary Medical Training Institute’s (NEMTI) Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System (ERSS) Training & Simulation course and of Navy Medicine’s ERSS Teams. Navy Medicine’s ERSS Teams are mobile medical units capable of saving lives and limbs in distributed maritime environments. For more...
Topics: training, military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 15, No. 1, July 2, 1954 - Vol. 15, No. 26, December 24, 1954.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Korean War,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) COVID-19 Literature Report Prepared By:   Tracy C. Shields, MSIS, AHIP (Ms.; she/her)  Naval Medical Center Portsmouth; Library Services, Reference Medical Librarian Purpose:   These reports are curated collections of current research, special reports, and news regarding the COVID-19 pandemic that may be of interest to medical providers, leadership, and decision makers.  Disclaimer:   I am not a medical professional. This document is current as of...
Topics: covid-19, bibliography
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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senior editors Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, MPH Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine and Dean, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences Eric Elster, MD Captain, MC, US Navy Professor and Chair, USU-Walter Reed Department of Surgery, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences associate editors Charles Babington Principal, WaVe Communications Racine Harris, MPH Program Manager, Defense Health...
Topics: military medicine, Germany, Iraq, Afghanistan, Afghan Campaign 2001-, Iraq War, 2003-2011
NSA Station Hospital Danang, Vietnam Medical Officer's group photo taken 24 October 1969.  (CAPT Donald Custis would become the Navy Surgeon General and is seated in the front row, slightly to the left, with his hands crossed at his wrist.) Original is a print 8x10 b&w  
Topics: Vietnam War, U.S. Navy, Medical Corps, hospital
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 8, No. 1, January 1, 1949 - Vol. 8, No. 26, June 25, 1949.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
PASSING OF CAPTAIN ROBERT G. LAMARCHE DC, USN (RET) CAPT Lamarche, DC, USN (Ret.), 87, of Pensacola, FL, died Monday, January 10, 2022, at Baptist Hospital after a brief illness. Born on July 29, 1934, in Tupper Lake, NY, Robert was raised in St. Albans, VT. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from St. Michaels College, Winooski, VT in 1956, Robert received his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1960 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA after which he...
Topics: Dental Corps, obituary, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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Contents Introduction ix 1. Nerve Agents 1 2. Vesicants 19 3. Cyanide 29 4. Lung-Damaging Agents and Toxic Industrial Chemicals 33 5. Riot-Control Agents 43 6. Incapacitating Agents 49 7. Biological Agents 53 8. Toxins 67 9. Field Management and Triage of Contaminated Casualties on the Integrated Battlefield 71 10. Patient Decontamination Station: Planning, Setup, and Operation 81 11. Individual Protective Equipment 131 12. Military Working Dogs in Contaminated Environments 149 Appendices 175...
Topics: Chemical Warfare Agents, Biological Warfare Agents, Decontamination--methods, Military...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 4, No. 29, July 21, 1945 - Vol. 4, No. 52, December 29, 1945.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Leonard Sansone, The Wolf comic strip, Hospital Corps, Bill Mauldin,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. National Naval Medical Center
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POLAR MANUAL: ARCTIC AND ANTARCTIC LIVING CONDITIONS, PERSONNEL SELECTION, HYGIENE AND SANITATION, CLOTHING, NUTRITION, SUPPLIES, AND EQUIPMENT, VISUAL DISABILITIES AND COLD INJURIES, FIRST AID, SAFETY, AND SURVIVAL by Captain E. E . Hedblom, MC, USN USNAS Whidbey Island, Washington "The original edition of the POLAR MANUAL was prepared by the Department of Cold Weather Medicine of the U. S. Naval Medical School as a guide for personnel whose work would take them to the frigid areas of the...
Topics: Operation Deep Freeze, Antarctica
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Nurse Corps
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Director’s Message Page 2 Deputy Director’s Message Page 3 Reserve Affairs Officer Pages 4 Career Planner Page 5 Personnel Planner Page 6 Regional SNE Pages 7-8 Nurse Corps Assignments Page 9 Operational Nursing Page 10—12 Specialty Leader Updates Pages 13-14 Hail & Farewell Pages 15-16 In Memoriam Page 17 Selections & Awards Pages 18-19 Bravo Zulu Pages 20-21
Topics: Nurse Corps, covid-19
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 16, No. 1, January 25, 1960 - Vol 17, No. 12 December 18, 1961
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Regional Medical Center Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 42, No. 1, January 4, 1980 - Vol. 42, No. 16, August 1, 1980.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
Navmed P-5021 FOREWORD ... III  KILLED IN ACTION .... 1  Medical Corps Officers ... 3  Dental Corps Officers ...4  Hospital Corps Officers ....5 Hospital Corps Enlisted .....5  DIED OF WOUNDS. ....24  Medical Corps Officers ..... 25  Hospital Corps Enlisted  ....25 KILLED OR DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR ....28  Medical Corps Officers . ....20  Dental Corps Officers .....29  Hospital Corps Officers .... 29 Hospital Corps Enlisted ....30  WOUNDED IN ACTION . 34 Medical Corps Officers .......
Topics: World War II, World War 2, Medal of Honor, Prisoners of War, POWs, Bronze Star, Navy Cross, Silver...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 20, No. 1, January 13, 1964 - Vol. 20, No. 12, December 18, 1964.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Clippings  from the hospital.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps, California, artificial...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 8, No. 27, July 2, 1949 - Vol. 9, No. 1, December 31, 1949.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, cartoons,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by Armed Forces Institute of Pathology & Charles Stuart Kennedy
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DR. KENNETH EARLE ARMED FORCES INSTITUTE OF PATHOLOGY ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM INTERVIEWER: Charles Stuart Kennedy DATE: March 3, 1992
Topics: oral history, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, pathology, neuropathology, U.S. Navy
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Vita R. West Martin G. Every James F. Parker, Jr. BioTechnology, Inc. Prepared under Contract N00156-71-C-0779 Naval Air Engineering Center TABLE OF CONTENTS Aerospace Physiology Program: History of the Naval Aerospace Physiology Program The Naval Aerospace Physiologist Physiological Functioning in the Aerospace Environment: Flight Operations The Pressure Environment Acceleration Vibration Noise Environment Visual Environment Thermal Environment Special Stresses in Flight Operations Physical...
Topics: aviation medicine, aerospace medicine, films, movies, flying, airplanes
The Manual of the Medical Department is issued in accordance with United States Navy Regulations. It contains detailed instructions and information pertaining to matters under the control of the Chief of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery for the guidance of persons in the Naval Establishment. CONTENTS Medical Department  Medical Corps General Duties of Medical Corps Officers Duties of Medical Officers Afloat  Duties of Medical Officers Ashore Dental Corps Medical Service Corps Nurse Corps...
Topic: military medicine
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Interview With Dr. Howard G. Bruenn, Cardiologist to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, conducted by Jan K. Herman, Historian, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Riverdale, NY, 31 January 1990. Herman says the transcript is edited down for publication.
Topics: Presidential health, Yalta, World War II, World War 2, cardiology, Franklin Roosevelt, USS Quincy,...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Innovations in Navy Medicine: Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) 12.29.2022 Courtesy Video Visual Information Directorate-NMLPDC The Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC) has long been a mainstay in the operational Navy. With a growing US Navy Fleet in the early 1900s, the Navy Medicine needed a more senior level of enlisted care to help it meet the medical needs of over 290 commission ships, when only 124 Navy Physicians were assigned to those ships. By 1923, IDCs were serving aboard ships with a crew...
Topics: Independent Duty Corpsman (IDC), Hospital Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Hospital Yokosuka
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“Crews Into Shape” for National Nutrition Month® (NNM) 2 NNM: Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right 3 Try A Healthy New Recipe 4 Sample Workout 5 Colon Cancer Screening 6 Health Promotion Services 7 Meet our staff 8 Calendar
Topics: nutrition, NH Yokosuka
Dietrich E. Beischer and Alfred R. Fregly PREFACE Since man has actually accomplished the historical task of ballistic flight (Alan Shepard, May 5, 1961, and Gus Grissom, July 21, 1961), and of orbital flight (Yuri Gagarin, April 12, 1961, and Gherman Titov, August 6, 1961), a compilation of events which have contributed to these brilliant feats is considered essential. Achievements in this field reflect numerous scientific efforts of many disciplines within the biological community. It appears...
Topics: Aviation Medicine, space, Office of Naval Research
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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The Sacrifices of Service By RADM Bruce Gillingham NAVY MEDICINE LAUNCHES PARTNERSHIP WITH PENN PRESBYERIAN TRAUMA DIVISION................ A NURSE AND A DOG NAMED "MINDA"................................ NAVY MEDICINE SUPPORTIVE CARE FOR ALABAMA HOSPITAL CAREGIVERS.............................. NAVY MEDICAL RESPONSE TEAMS AID CIVILIAN HOSPITALS............................................ DEFENSE WRITERS GROUP HOSTS THE SURGEON GENERAL......................................... 50 YEARS...
Topics: training, service dogs, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by USS Sanctuary (AH-17)
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Cruise book or yearbook for the hospital ship USS Sanctuary (AH-17) for a year of the Vietnam War.
Topics: hospital ship, USS Sanctuary (AH-17), Nurse Corps, nursing, Vietnam War
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 10, No. 2, January 6, 1951 - Vol. 10, No. 27, June 30, 1951.
Topics: NH Oakland, My Friend Irma comic strip, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California,...
DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE A Message from the Nurse Corps Director Cynthia Kuehner, RDML, NC, USN Farewell Remarks: A Message from the Executive Director Mary Riggs, RADM, NC, USN NAVAL MEDICAL FORCES PACIFIC John Volk CAPT, NC, USN NMFP Chief Nursing Officer Reserve Affairs Officer Kelley Fox CAPT, NC, USN Reserve Affairs Officer Nurse Corps Personnel Planner Kevan M. Mellendick LCDR, MSC, USN Meet the New Policy and Practice Assistant Director Jill Maldarelli-Drey CAPT, NC, USN Policy and Practice...
Topics: Nurse Corps, mental health
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Obstructive sleep apnea Lieutenant Commander Donald A. Lonergan, DC, USN and Captain Scott A. Synnott, DC, USN Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a clinical subtype of Upper Airway Sleep Disorders (UASD). Sleep apnea is a serious and potentially life threatening disorder. Clinical features of the disorder include excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia, headaches, snoring, abnormal motor activity during sleep, intellect and personality changes, hypertension, cor pulmonale, heart failure, and...
Topics: Sleep Apnea Syndromes, Sleep Apnea, Obstructive, Sleep Disorders
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS iv SPECIAL ARTICLES The Modern Treatment of Progressive Deafness— Clifford A. Swanson and Adrian J. Delaney 1 Liver Abscess — Thomas G. Hays, Robert B. Brown, and Ellwood W. Godfrey. 7 Hepatic Amebiasis— Harold J. F. Kullman and Howard Golden 22 Ion Transfer of Penicillin ; Efficacy of Penicillin Iontophoresis in Treatment of Chancroidal Ulcers— Armand J. Pereyra 40 Decortication of the Lung in Organizing Hemothorax and...
Topic: World War II, antibiotics, peniciilin, dentistry, anesthesia, Prisoners of War, POWs, venereal...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 18, No. 1, January 4, 1957 - Vol. 19, No. 26, December 20, 1956.
Topics: NH Oakland, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps, Shirley Temple
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
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Annual report of tri-service pathology institute.
Topics: U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, military medicine, forensics, Armed Forces Institute of...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by US Army Medical Department Center and School. Borden Institute
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Contents Contributors xi Peer Reviewers xvii Foreword by The Surgeon General xxi Preface xxiii 1. Historical Overview: From Poisoned Darts to Pan-Hazard Preparedness 1 George W. Christopher, Daniel M. Gerstein, Edward M. Eitzen, and James W. Marting 2. Epidemiology of Biowarfare and Bioterrorism 37 Zygmunt F. Dembek, Julie A. Pavlin, Martina Siwek, and Mark G. Kortepeter 3. Food, Waterborne, and Agricultural Diseases 71 Zygmunt F. Dembek, and Edwin L. Anderson 4. Consequence Management: The...
Topics: Bioterrorism--prevention & control, Communicable Disease Control--methods, Military...
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Postgraduate Dental School
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Alternatives to the Autologous Connective Tissue Graft: Challenging the Gold Standard Lieutenant Caitlin D. Darcey, DC, USN and Commander John H. Wilson, DC, USN Introduction The sub-epithelial connective tissue graft (SECTG) is a periodontal surgical modality utilizing autologous connective tissue to correct mucogingival deformities around teeth and implants. First described by Langer in the 1980’s, the SECTG revolutionized periodontal surgery as an improvement over the free gingival graft...
Topics: Gingiva, Gingival Recession, Guided Tissue Regeneration
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. U.S.S. Bountiful (AH-9)
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Cover title: U.S.S. Bountiful Serving the Fleets at Sea. Cruise book for World War II hospital ship. This copy inscribed "To Captain Roddis with sincere appreciation for a friendship which has lasted for 23 years, Jack C. Norris, Comdr, Nov 17/45
Topics: World War II, World War 2, hospital ship, Battle of Guam, Battle of Saipan, Battle of Pelelieu,...
NAVMED P-6410 BASIC PRINCIPLES ............................................................................... 2 THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND CONTINUOUS AND SUSTAINED OPERATIONS ................................. 3 TWO TYPES OF ACTIVITIES THAT TIRE AVIATORS SLEEP..................................................................................................... 4 MORE IS BETTER ... UP TO A POINT CIRCADIAN RHYTHMS.......................................................................... 5 EARLY...
Topics: aviation medicine, flight surgeons
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Kentner's Journal. Bilibid Prison, Manila, P.I. from 12-8-41 to 2-5-45. A Daily Journal of Events Connected with the Personnel of the U. S. NAVAL HOSPITAL, CANACAO, P. I . From the Outbreak of the War in the Philippine Islands 12-8-41 Until the Liberation of Bilibid Prison 2-8-45. By Robert W. Kentner, PhM1c USN A Prisoner in Bilibid ••••• This journal was presented to the Hospital Corps Archives Unit, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, by the Author, on 21 April, 1945, after his arrival...
Topics: Bilibid Prison, World War II, prisoners of war, POWs, Philippine Islands, Robert Kentner, war...
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by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper, Vol. 23, No.1 , January 30, 1967 - Vol. 24, No. 12, December 16, 1968.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
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by U.S. Naval Medical Command Northwest Region
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Hospitals newspaper Vol. 4, No. 2, March 3, 1989 - Vol. 4, No. 14, September 1, 1989 (last issue)
Topics: Hospital Corps, USNH Mercy (TAH-19), hospital ship,, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical...
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by U.S. Naval Hospital Oakland
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 9, No. 27, July 1, 1950  - Vol. 10, No. 1, December 30, 1950.
Topics: NH Oakland, Korean War, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, California, Dental Corps
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by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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"There is no debate on the hazards of smoking and tobacco use." Jonathan Woodson, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General, United States Army Vice Adm. Matthew Nathan, Surgeon General, United States Navy Lt. Gen. Thomas Travis, Surgeon General, United States Air Force
Topics: smoking, tobacco, military medicine, Navy Medicine Live Blog
US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Office of Medical History Collection
by U.S. Navy. Naval Hospital Great Lakes.
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HOSPITAL CORPSMAN AWARDED SILVER STAR by Navy Journalist Third Class Alan J. Fishleder Release Number 29-69 February 14, 1969 "You cannot imagine the yellow flames. The sky was filled with fragments," said Navy Hospital Corpsman Third Class Douglas L. Wean as he began to describe the events leading to his earning the Silver Star Medal, the nation's fourth highest heroism medal. Wean, the 20-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Wean Sr., 206 N. Wesley, Mount Morris, was awarded the...
Topics: Silver Star, Vietnam War, Hospital Corps, US Marine Corps
Clippings and photographs from the hospital.
Topics: NH Orlando, Florida, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps
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by U.S. Navy. Naval Hospital Great Lakes.
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Naval Hospital Change of Command By Navy Journalist Alan J. Fishleder Release Humber 28-69 February 14, 1969 A new admiral has taken the helm of the Naval Hospital and Navy Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes, Ill. He is Rear Admiral John H. Cheffey who was recently promoted to the rank of rear admiral. Admiral Chaffey relieved Rear Admiral John w. Albrittain at a ceremony February 14 in the hospital's Memorial Theater. Admiral Albrittain will now assume a new post as Deputy Chief, Bureau of...
Topics: NH Great Lakes, Vietnam War
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by U.S. National Naval Medical Center
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Hospital newspaper Vol. 22, No. 1, January 17, 1966 - Vol. 22, No. 12, December 19, 1966.
Topics: NH Bethesda, Hospital Corps, Nurse Corps, Medical Service Corps, Medical Corps, Naval Medical...
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by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Table of Contents   Number 1   PREFACE   iii NOTICE TO CONTRIBUTORS . ... iv SPECIAL ARTICLES Rheumatic Fever and Acute Arthritis as Causes for Evacuation from South Pacific Area—Howard B. Sprague and Sylvester McGinn 1 Acute Ascending Paralysis (Guillain-Barre Syndrome) —Patrick J. Fitzgerald and Harold Wood 4 Infectious Polyneuritis; A Report of Four Cases — A. Warren Stearns and Herbert I. Harris 13 Dermatologic Practice in the South Pacific; A Review of 1,500 Cases — Charles T....
Topics: World War II, venereal disease, sexually-transmitted dieseases, aviation medicine, submarine...
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by BUMED Office of Medical History
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The Grog - Vol 6 Number 2 - Spring 2011 Features The Day the Naval Hospital Fell: Navy Hospital Yokohama and the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923............................................... page 4 Navy Physicians in the White House: The Medical Care of First Ladies by Lud Deppisch, MD..................................................................page 9 A Good Old Desk by Jan K. Herman.........................................................................page 20 LT Maury's "Lucky...
Topics: medicalheritagelibrary, Naval Hospital Yokohama, Japan, Great Kanto Earthquake, Presidential...
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by U.S. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune
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Clippings and photographs from the hospital on the Marine Corps base. If a page appears repeated, it is because an there is a multipage item that has been turned.
Topics: U.S. Marine Corps, NH Camp Lejeune, Nurse Corps, Hospital Corps, Medical Corps, Dental Corps,...
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by U.S. Army. Office of The Surgeon General. Borden Institute
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Contents Foreword by The Surgeon General xi Preface xiii Patient Flow in a Theater of Operations xv 1. Morale and Cohesion in Military Psychiatry 1 2. Military Families and Combat Readiness 19 3. Burnout in Military Personnel 31 4. Psychiatric Aspects of Diseases in Military Personnel 51 5. Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Dependence 61 6. Homicide and Suicide in the Military 91 7. Ethical Issues in Combat Psychiatry 115 8. Ethical Challenges for the Psychiatrist During the Vietnam Conflict 133 9....
Topics: Military Psychiatry, Military Personnel--psychology, Psychology, Military, suicide
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by U.S. Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery
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Submarine Medicine is the military medical specialty which supports all underwater operations in the Navy. This includes providing medical services to the crews of all submarines, deep sea divers, and underwater swimmers. In general terms, the practice of submarine medicine can be considered a combination of general practice and of occupational medicine. All of the underwater services in the Navy are volunteer organizations. Submarine Medicine, therefore, provides a unique opportunity to work...
Topics: submarines, submarine medicine, Polaris missiles, recruitment
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by Henry W. Hudson
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BY HENRY W. HUDSON Captain (MC) USNR TABLE OF CONTENTS "ABATU" ...3 H. M. S. AQUITANIA ...9 ADVANCE PARTY ...11 BEACH HILL CAMP, LONDONDERRY ...13 NAVY NURSES IN LONDON . ..17 THE ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL, NETLEY, HANTS ...19 UNITED STATES NAVAL BASE HOSPITAL, No. 12 ..... 24 SNAG 56 AT NETLEY, HANTS, AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF ONE NAVY NURSE ...27 PREPARATION AND PREVIEW ...37 CASUALTIES AND BUZZ BOMBS ...40 ADDENDA ....49 SNAG SHOTS  [ie photographs] ....77 
Topics: Base Hospital 12, Londonderry, Netley, World War 2, World War II