Affiliation: Naval Medical Center
- A comparison of health outcomes for combat amputee and limb salvage patients injured in Iraq and Afghanistan warsTed Melcer
Medical Modeling, Simulation, and Mission Support Department, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California 92106 3521, USA
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 75:S247-54. 2013..The present study provides systematic health outcome data to inform decisions on the definitive surgical treatment, namely amputation versus limb salvage, for the most serious leg injuries...
- Short-term physical and mental health outcomes for combat amputee and nonamputee extremity injury patientsTed Melcer
Medical Modeling, Simulation and Mission Support Department, Naval Health Research Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Orthop Trauma 27:e31-7. 2013....
- Heterotopic ossification in combat amputees from Afghanistan and Iraq wars: five case histories and results from a small series of patientsTed Melcer
Medical Modeling, Simulation and Mission Support Department, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 48:1-12. 2011..These histories revealed the uncommon but novel finding of potential benefits of HO for prosthetic suspension...
- Midterm health and personnel outcomes of recent combat amputeesTed Melcer
Department 161, Bldg 331, Naval Health Research Center, 140 Sylvester Road, San Diego, CA 92106 3521, USA
Mil Med 175:147-54. 2010..Warfighters who sustained combat amputations in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) have unique challenges during rehabilitation. This study followed their outcomes...
- The Navy-Marine Corps Combat Trauma RegistryMichael R Galarneau
Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
Mil Med 171:691-7. 2006....
- Effect of traumatic brain injury among U.S. servicemembers with amputationMitchell J Rauh
Naval Health Research Center, Warfighter Performance Department, 140 Sylvester Rd, San Diego, CA 92106, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 50:161-72. 2013..We recommend that providers treating servicemembers with limb loss should assess for TBI because those who sustained TBI required increased medical and rehabilitative care...
- A prospective evaluation of ENT telemedicine in remote military populations seeking specialty careTed Melcer
Naval Health Research Center, Field Medical Technologies, San Diego, California 92186 5122, USA
Telemed J E Health 8:301-11. 2002..Medical personnel reported positive attitudes about using the telemedicine system. These results support the use of telemedicine in shipboard medical departments...
- Navy telemedicine: a review of current and emerging research modelsCheryl Reed
MTS Technologies, Inc, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Telemed J E Health 10:343-56. 2004..e., interoperating), current research does not evaluate telemedicine as a system. The structure and functioning of telemedicine systems should be assessed empirically and systemically to avoid subjective or limited assessments...
- Glasgow Coma Scores, early opioids, and posttraumatic stress disorder among combat amputeesTed Melcer
Department of Medical Modeling, Simulation, and Mission Support, Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, California, USA
J Trauma Stress 27:152-9. 2014..2%, prevalence of mood disorder = 47.1%). GCS scores and morphine and fentanyl treatments were not significantly associated with adjustment, anxiety, or substance abuse disorders. ..
- Premilitary tobacco use by male Marine Corps recruitsLinda K Trent
Behavioral Science and Epidemiology Program, Naval Health Research Center, P O Box 85122, San Diego, CA 92186 5122, USA
Mil Med 172:1077-83. 2007..Approximately 67% of users evidenced at least one indicator of dependence. There is a clear need for additional tobacco cessation efforts to target this high-risk population...