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Health care professionals can find clinical guides and education programs from the Office of Public Health to treat Veterans, including those with deployment-related conditions.

Veterans Health Initiative
Health care providers and others can learn how to better care for Veteran patients through these independent study guides.

Viral Hepatitis
Policies and reports, clinical care programs, provider education and hepatitis A, B, and C related topics.

HIV/AIDS
Policies and reports, clinical care programs, provider education and HIV/AIDS-related topics.

Agent Orange Health Effects
Get information on diagnosis, treatment, and research on possible health effects of Agent Orange exposure.

Gulf War Veterans’ Illnesses
Resources for treating Gulf War Veterans include a study guide, clinician pocket guides, Institute of Medicine reports, and VA findings.

Radiation Exposure Health Effects
These resources help clinicians treat Veteran patients exposed to different kinds of radiation during service.

Health Effects from Chemical, Biological and Radiological Weapons
This study guide helps clinicians treat Veteran patients exposed to war weapons.

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Concussion (425 KB, PDF)
Refer quickly to symptoms, diagnosis, and possible long-term health effects of mild traumatic brain injury.

Malaria Pocket Guide for Clinicians (430 KB, PDF)
Refer quickly to the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of malaria.

War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
Find out how this center can help with deployment-related health conditions through clinical services, education and research.

Tobacco Cessation
Health care professionals can learn about VA’s best practices for tobacco use control.

Influenza
VA has tools and materials on flu prevention and treatment available for health care providers.

Pandemic Flu
Learn about VA’s response strategies on pandemic flu for health care providers.

Safe Patient Handling
Proven methods and latest equipment to lift and move patients safely in VA medical facilities.

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