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  1. Health surveillance : An operational imperative ?

    Article - En anglais

    Many recent operations have highlighted the problem of hazard exposure in troops.

    This is a difficult area since it depends upon both post-deployment and possibly mid-deployment health surveillance and crosses the traditional limits of occupation and public health medicine.

    Health surveillance is itself a term which straddles occupational and public health medicine.

    For the military population at risk on operations, a combined approach is required incorporating the separate activities of needs and risk assessments.

    There is an existing vehicle to develop this approach using the new J95 methodology.

    Equally, a system of data access crossing medical and personnel records is necessary.

    The important requirement is that health surveillance is included in pre-deployment planning.

    Only by this method can adequate resources and significance be accorded to appropriate health surveillance strategies both during and following an operation as required.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Soin intégré, Militaire, Stratégie, Méthodologie, Facteur risque, Critère décision, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Homme, Organisation santé

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Managed care, Military, Strategy, Methodology, Risk factor, Decision criterion, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Human, Public health organization

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0302285

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 27/11/1998.