A 21st Century System for Evaluating Veterans for Disability Benefits

A 21st Century System for Evaluating Veterans for Disability Benefits

21st Century System for Evaluating Veterans’ Disability Benefits recommends improvements in the medical evaluation and rating of veterans for the benefits provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to compensate for illnesses or injuries incurred in or aggravated by military service. Compensation is a monthly cash benefit based on a rating schedule that determines the […]

Conference Summary: A Celebration of a Century of Neonatal Care (Conference News)

Conference Summary: A Celebration of a Century of Neonatal Care (Conference News)

In conjunction with the centennial celebration at Baylor University Medical Center in October 2003, the Department of Pediatrics at Baylor sponsored a daylong symposium in neonatology for physicians, nurses, and other health professionals. Attendees filled the auditorium almost to capacity as speakers from Baylor and around the nation shared a variety of perspectives on the […]

Battle Field Medical Force – Planning for 21St Century Medical Readiness

Battle Field Medical Force – Planning for 21St Century Medical Readiness

The changing face of warfare requires Medical Units to be deployed at a short notice, to the most hostile environment and with all its consequences. In whatever scenarios, medical care must be delivered to the troops to help the commander in the execution of his battle plan. The provision of good medical care is of […]

21st Century Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians - Connective Tissue Disorders (HDCT), Classic, Hypermobility, Vascular Types

21st Century Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) Sourcebook: Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians – Connective Tissue Disorders (HDCT), Classic, Hypermobility, Vascular Types

This comprehensive ebook provides authoritative information and practical advice from the nation’s health experts about Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and heritable disorders of connective tissue (HDCT). Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality information, the 21st Century Sourcebook series gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the information they need to […]

21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine

21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine

From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, the Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare (2007 Version) textbook reflects the critical threat posed by biological warfare and terrorism in a post 9-11 world. It addresses the weaponization of biological agents, categorizing potential agents as food, waterborne, or agricultural agents or toxins, and discusses […]