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Diagnosis and Treatment of Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses
For clinical providers caring for Gulf War Veteran patients
- VA presumes that certain diseases can be related to a Veteran’s qualifying military service for benefit purposes.
- Exposure Assessment
Guide to assessing exposures and creating a care plan
- Malaria Pocket Guide (430 KB, PDF)
Presumed to be related to service in Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan
- Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Concussion Pocket Guide (425 KB, PDF)
Often caused by explosions among Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. More from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center »
- Caring for Gulf War I Veterans (Veterans Health Initiative)
Study guide with overview of the Gulf War, VA and Department of Defense health programs, plus common symptoms and diagnoses
- Health and Medicine Division (HMD) Reports
Reviews of research on health effects of Gulf War service, and VA responses to the reports. HMD (formally known as the Institute of Medicine) of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released Gulf War and Health: Treatment for Chronic Multisymptom Illness in January 2013.
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