When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • People • […]

The Economics of Air Force Medical Service Readiness

The Economics of Air Force Medical Service Readiness

The Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) currently runs three in-theater hospitals for severely injured or wounded personnel. Part of the practioners’ preparation was treating DoD beneficiaries for a broad range of injuries and illnesses. Opportunities for this preparation are not as numerous “in house” as they once were, and AFMS does not always get proper […]

Estimating the Burden of Disease Attributable to Indoor Air Pollution from Household Use of Solid Fuels in South Africa in 2000 (Original Articles)

Estimating the Burden of Disease Attributable to Indoor Air Pollution from Household Use of Solid Fuels in South Africa in 2000 (Original Articles)

Objectives. To estimate the burden of respiratory ill health in South African children and adults in 2000 from exposure to indoor air pollution associated with household use of solid fuels. Design. World Health Organization comparative risk assessment (CRA) methodology was followed. The South African Census 2001 was used to derive the proportion of households using […]

Air Force Doctrine Document 4-02: Health Services - Air Force Medical Service, Air Force Surgeon General, Aeromedical Evacuation, Medical Logistics

Air Force Doctrine Document 4-02: Health Services – Air Force Medical Service, Air Force Surgeon General, Aeromedical Evacuation, Medical Logistics

This document establishes operational doctrine for Air Force health services and outlines the principles for how the Air Force Medical Service (AFMS) intends to provide medical support to the Air Force throughout the full range and scope of operational scenarios as outlined in Air Force Doctrine Document 2, Organization and Employment of Aerospace Power, including […]