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Welcome!!! PDHealth.mil has been developed by the Deployment Health Clinical Center as a resource for clinicians, veterans, and their families. Our goal is to create a trusting partnership between military men and women, veterans, their families, and their providers to ensure the highest quality care for those who make sacrifices in the most hazardous workplaces of them all.

  • Army Policy for Management of Suspected Cutaneous

          10 SEP 2004
  • Leishmaniasis Briefing, Leishmaniasis Working Group
          04 AUG 2004
  • Leishmaniasis Diagnostic Scraping Video
          05 AUG 2004
  • Depleted Uranium Information for Clinicians
          17 SEP 2004
  • Depleted Uranium Information for Service Member
         and Their Families
          17 SEP 2004

  • Emerging Health Concerns

    These emerging health issues have come to the forefront of interest and concern.  To view, please click on one of the following:

  • Leishmaniasis
  • Malaria
  • Depleted Uranium
  • Mefloquine/Lariam
  • Operational Stress
  • To view the entire list of emerging health concerns,
    click here.

    To see the most recent updated information, click here.

    Updated on 07 SEP  2004

    New on PDHealth.mil

    PDH-CPG Desk Reference Toolbox
    This toolbox was designed to provide additional assistance to clinicians in using the Post-Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline to care for patients with deployment-related health concerns.

    Kidís Page
    This section provides enjoyment to kids between the ages of 7 and 12. This section contains a video theater, picture studio, knowledge center, world atlas and games.

    Family Members & Friends
    Family members and friends of deployed military men and women can call a DoD resource center or visit a number of web sites to assist them with issues related to the deployment of their loved ones.

    Updated on 23 JUL 2004

    DHCC Web-Based Training Series

    Deployment Health Clinical Training Series

    • Introduction
    • Deployment Health Screening and Evaluation
    • Primary Care Management and Follow-up
    • Clinical Risk Communication
    • Deployment Health Coding and Documentation
    • Pre- and Post-Deployment Health Assessment Process
    • Suicide
    • Malaria Prevention
    • Management of Depleted Uranium Exposures
    • Leishmaniasis
    • Vaccine Safety and the Military Vaccine Program

    DoD/VA Post-Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline (PDH-CPG) Training

    • Introduction
    • Primary Care Screening
    • Primary Care Evaluation
    • Clinical Management and Follow-up
    • Clinical Health Risk Communication
    • Coding and Documentation
    • Post-Deployment Health Assessment (PDHA)

    The Epic of Gilgamesh

    Updated on 03 AUG 2004


    Enhanced Post-Deployment Health Assessment (PDHA)  Process

    "Coming Home II: Focus on Reunion" Deployment Process Collaboration Symposium

    From the Heart of Three Soldiers,
    A Thank You Letter to the DHCC Staff
    DoD Deployment Health Clinical Center, Deployment Health Guest Lecturer Program  
    Deployment Health Care Track Presentations at  the 7th Annual Force Health Protection Conference

    Updated on 22 SEP 2004

    DHCC Programs and Services

    Project DE-STRESS
     is a clinical trial research study designed to promote self-paced, self-directed stress management strategies. To participate in this study, please click here.

    The Specialized Care Program is a recommended level of care outlined in the Post Deployment Health Clinical Practice Guideline's algorithm.  The SCP is for patients who have been through the DoD/VA Post Deployment Health Clinical Practice Evaluation and Management Guideline (PDH-CPG) cycle of care and continue to present with chronic illnesses such as medically unexplained physical symptoms.  To participate in this program, please click here.  

    Subcribe to the DHCC Newsletter.  This daily newsletter covers health issues related to military service, deployments, home security and the war on terrorism.  It includes topics as such environmental and occupational health, medications, immunizations, biological and chemical warfare, and medical unexplained symptoms.

    Updated on 03 AUG 2004

    Military Community Assistance Programs

    One Source Web sites & 800 Numbers

    Other Services

    Updated on 22 SEP 2004

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    Chemical Agents- - Facts About Evacuation

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About a Radiation Emergency

    Chemical Agents: Facts About Sheltering in Place

    Chemical Agents: Facts About Personal Cleaning and Disposal of Contaminated Clothing

    K-9s Receive Top Care in Deployed Environment

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    Simulation Prepares Soldier-Medics for Combat

    Wounded Recover Far From Home

    Lack of Base Camaraderie Can Leave Reserve Families Feeling Isolated

    Health Care Smoother for Guard Soldiers

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