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Risk factors for disability discharge in enlisted active duty Army soldiers

Amanda L. Piccirillo, M.P.H., Elizabeth R. Packnett, M.P.H., David N. Cowan, Ph.D., M.P.H., Michael R. Boivin, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p324–331 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.11.005 Background The rate of permanent disability retirement in U.S. Army soldiers and the prevalence of combat-related disabilities have significantly increased over time. Prior research on risk […]

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Temporal trends in disability evaluation and retirement in the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps: 2005–2011

Marlene E. Gubata, M.D., M.P.H., Elizabeth R. Packnett, M.P.H., David N. Cowan, Ph.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, Vol. 7, Issue 1, p70–77 Published online: September 23, 2013 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2013.08.003 Background Surveillance of trends in disability is necessary to determine the burden of disability on the U.S. military, the most common types of disability conditions, […]

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