The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 - Continental Army, War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War), plus War of 1812, Medical Support, Lessons of War

The Army Medical Department, 1775-1818 – Continental Army, War of American Independence (the Revolutionary War), plus War of 1812, Medical Support, Lessons of War

This significant historical volume was produced by the Center of Military History as part of its special studies on the War of American Independence (the Revolution). This book deals with the period when the Medical Department existed only as a wartime expedient and concludes with the passage in April 1818 of the law that finally […]

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) - Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Sterile Procedures (MD0540) – Communicable Diseases, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical and Surgical Asepsis, Wound Care, Isolation, Prevention of Infection

A cardinal rule in the medical field is to not do more harm than good to the casualty. This is the reason we must be careful to protect the patient from infection or disease while attempting to treat him. There are times in combat situations when you may not have the time to wash your […]

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Introduction to Medical Records and the Patient Administration Division - Army Medical Department (AMEDD)

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Introduction to Medical Records and the Patient Administration Division – Army Medical Department (AMEDD)

The Patient Administration Division (PAD) is one of the administrative services established by the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) to support the health care delivery mission of medical treatment facilities. Organization of the Army Medical Department; the Health Care Delivery System; functions and the organizational structure of the Patient Administration Division; general policies on eligibility; and […]

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation - Electrocardiogram, EKG, Dysrhythmia, Electrophysiology, Rhythms/Heart Blocks

U.S. Army Medical Correspondence Course: Cardiac Rhythm Interpretation – Electrocardiogram, EKG, Dysrhythmia, Electrophysiology, Rhythms/Heart Blocks

In this subcourse, you will study recognition of cardiac dysrhythmias. This information will aid you in maintaining and improving the health of soldiers. In that pursuit, do your best to achieve the objectives of this subcourse. This subcourse is approved for resident and correspondence course instruction. It reflects the current thought of the Academy of […]

Army Technical Bulletin Medical TB MED 530 / NAVMED P-5010-1 / AFMAN 48-147_IP Tri-Service Food Code March 2019

Army Technical Bulletin Medical TB MED 530 / NAVMED P-5010-1 / AFMAN 48-147_IP Tri-Service Food Code March 2019

The purpose of this manual, Army Technical Bulletin Medical TB MED 530 / NAVMED P-5010-1 / AFMAN 48-147_IP Tri-Service Food Code March 2019, is to establish standardized military food safety standards, criteria, procedures, and roles for the sanitary control and surveillance of food to mitigate risk factors known to cause foodborne illness.  The Tri-Service Food […]

US Army Physician Assistant Handbook

US Army Physician Assistant Handbook

The Army physician assistant (PA) has an important role throughout Army medicine. This handbook will describe the myriad positions and organizations in which PAs play leadership roles in management and patient care. Chapters also cover PA education, certification, continuing training, and career progression. Topics include the Interservice PA Program, assignments at the White House and […]