Meeting

Meeting 4: Gulf War and Health: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War, Update 2009


When: September 15, 2009 - September 16, 2009 (9:00 AM Eastern)
Where: Keck Center • 500 Fifth St. NW, Washington, DC 20001

Topics Military and Veterans Health, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Gulf War and Health: Health Effects of Serving in the Gulf War, Update 2009
Board: Board on the Health of Select Populations

Agenda:

  • Welcome, goals of the meeting, review of the agenda materials
  • Discussion of including a separate section on female veterans in the report
  • Discussion of any missing health outcomes
  • Discussion of how to treat mortality and hospitalization studies
  • Discussion on how to handle exposure specific studies
  • Review of studies on cancer
  • Review of studies on respiratory diseases
  • Review of studies on cardiovascular diseases
  • Review of studies on endocrine disorders
  • Review of studies on external causes and injury; decision to add suicide to this portion of the report
  • Review of studies on gastrointestinal disorders
  • Review of studies on skin disorders
  • Review of studies on reproductive outcomes and genitourinary disorders
  • Review of studies on substance abuse
  • Review of studies on neurobehavioral and neurocognitive disorders
  • Review of studies on neurologic disorders
  • Review of studies on fibromyalgia, CWP, and other musculoskeletal disorders
  • Review of studies on syndromes of uncertain etiology
  • Review of studies on psychiatric disorders
  • Review of studies on multisymptom illness and signs and symptoms
  • Discussion of chapters 1, 2, and 3
  • Discussion of the appendix

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