musculoskeletal

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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Temporal changes in the nature of disability: U.S. Army soldiers discharged with disability, 1981−2005

Nicole S. Bell, Sc.D., Carolyn E. Schwartz, Sc.D., Thomas C. Harford, Ph.D., Ilyssa E. Hollander, M.P.H., Paul J. Amoroso, M.D.† †This project has been supported by a grant from the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command (grant W81XWH-06-2-0028). We can think of no conflicts of interest that might bias our work or that might […]

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The changing profile of disability in the U.S. Army: 1981-2005

Nicole S. Bell, Sc.D., M.P.H., Carolyn E. Schwartz, Sc.D., Thomas Harford, Ph.D., Ilyssa E. Hollander, M.P.H., Paul J. Amoroso, M.D., M.P.H. Disability and Health Journal, January 2008 Volume 1, Issue 1, Pages 14–24 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2007.11.007 Abstract Background We sought to provide a profile of U.S. Army soldiers discharged with a permanent disability and to clarify whether […]

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