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Accession Number ADA564949
Title Ambulatory Visits Among Members of the Active Component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2011.
Publication Date Apr 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract This report documents frequencies,rates, trends, and characteristics of ambulatory visits of active component members of the U.S. Armed Forces during calendar year 2011. Ambulatory visits of U.S. service members in fixed military and non-military (reimbursed through the Military Health System) medical treatment facilities are documented with standardized, automated records. Th ese records are routinely archived for health surveillance purposes in the Defense Medical Surveillance System which is the source of data for this report. Ambulatory visits that are not routinely and completely documented with standardized electronic records (e.g., during deployments, fi eld training exercises,at sea) are not included.
Keywords Ambulatory
Defense systems
Electronics
Health
Health care facilities
Health surveillances
Medical services
Medical treatment
Military personnel
Records
Sources
Standardization
Surveillance

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 57E - Clinical Medicine
44E - Health Care Measurement Methodology
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, Silver Spring, MD.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1304
Contract Number N/A

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