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Characterizing exposure of veterans to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam

interim findings and recommendations

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Agent Orange -- Health aspects.,
    • Agent Orange -- Toxicology.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Health risk assessment -- United States.

    • About the Edition

      Based on the findings of the 1997 report, provides information on the feasibility of an exposure reconstruction model for wartime herbicide exposures of US veterans of Vietnam. Recommendations are made for the Dept. of Veterans Affairs and other government agencies to facilitate additional epidemiologic studies of veterans. Links to the NAP home page and other related sites are provided.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesNat"l Academies Press, Characterizing exposure of veterans to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam
      StatementCommittee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam, Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
      ContributionsInstitute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA1242.T44
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3779541M
      ISBN 100309517117, 0309089433
      LC Control Number2003549664

      Institute of Medicine Report: Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Interim Findings and Recommendations (April ) Geographic Information System for Characterizing Exposure to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides in Vietnam. The book describes research areas of continuing concern and offers recommendations for further research on the health effects of Agent Orange exposure among Vietnam veterans. This volume will be critically important to both policymakers and physicians in the federal government, Vietnam veterans and their families, veterans organizations 5/5(1).

      INTRODUCTION. During the Vietnam War, the United States and allied military sprayed approximately 77 million liters of tactical herbicides for military purposes. 1 2,4,5‐trichlorophenoxyacetic acid in Agent Orange, the herbicide used most often in Vietnam, was being contaminated by 2,3,7,8‐tetrachloro‐dibenzo‐p‐dioxin (TCDD), 2 a known human carcinogen. 3 Agent Orange Cited by: A Geographic Information System for Characterizing Exposure to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides in Vietnam Jeanne Mager Stellman,1 Steven D. Stellman,23 Tracy Weber,1 Carrie Tomasallo,1 Andrew B. Stellman,4 and Richard Christian, Jr.5 1Department of Health Policy and Management and 2Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health.

      The initial report, Veterans and Agent Orange: Health Effects of Herbicides Used In Vietnam, ISBN 0­ , pages, 6 x 9, $, is also available. Diabetes Information. Diabetes mellitus is characterized by high blood sugar levels that result from defects in the body's ability to. Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure comprehensively examines whether Vietnam veterans in the Blue Water Navy experienced exposures to herbicides and their contaminants by reviewing historical reports, relevant legislation, key personnel insights, and chemical analysis to resolve current debate on this issue.5/5(2).


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Characterizing exposure of veterans to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam Download PDF EPUB FB2

The request resulted in the project Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides in Vietnam. The project was carried out under contract by a team of researchers in Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.

Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam is the IOM's report that evaluates models of herbicide reconstruction to develop and test models of herbicide exposure for use in studies of Vietnam veterans.

Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam Final Report Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam. Download a PDF of "Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam" by the Institute of Medicine for free.

Download a PDF of "Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam" by the Institute of Medicine for free. The National Academies Press.

Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Scientific Considerations Regarding a Request for Proposals for Research. Show details Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam.

i Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam Final Report Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES PRESS Washington, D.C.

Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Final Report. Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam. Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Scientific Considerations Regarding a Request Cited by: Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: International Standard Book Number (Book) International Standard Book Number (PDF) Additional copies of this report are available from the National Academies Press.

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Characterizing Exposure of Veterans to Agent Orange and Other Herbicides Used in Vietnam: Scientific Considerations Regarding a Request for Proposals for Research (The compass series). Agent Orange exposure The U.S. military used Agent Orange to clear plants and trees during the Vietnam War.

If you served in Vietnam or in or near the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) during the Vietnam Era—or in certain related jobs—you may have had contact with this herbicide. We refer to this as having a presumption of contact. Get this from a library. Characterizing exposure of veterans to agent orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam: scientific considerations regarding a request for proposals for research.

[Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam.;]. Some Vietnam veterans are just now experiencing the effect of Agent Orange The operation was designed to remove the triple-canopy jungle and other.

Get this from a library. Characterizing exposure of veterans to Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam: interim findings and recommendations. [Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on the Assessment of Wartime Exposure to Herbicides in Vietnam.;] -- Based on the findings of the report, provides information on the feasibility of an exposure reconstruction model for wartime.

New research could help Vietnam-era veterans who served in Guam and who have diseases linked to Agent Orange file for disability with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Two veterans advocacy groups published a policy paper Monday saying that veterans who served on Guam between and likely were exposed to herbicides disposed of on the Pacific island or used.

Between andU.S. military forces dispersed more than 19 million gallons of phenoxy and other herbicidal agents in the Republic of Vietnam, including more than 12 million gallons of dioxin-contaminated Agent Orange, yet only comparatively limited epidemiologic and environmental research has been carried out on the distribution and health effects of this contamination.

Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War were tested or stored elsewhere, including some military bases in the United States.

The Department of Defense has released a list of dates and locations of herbicide tests and storage. They include military bases and locations in the United States, Puerto Rico, and other places outside of the U.S. (Note: [ ]. Agent Orange and other herbicides used in Vietnam were used, tested or stored elsewhere, including some military bases in the United States.

Other locations/scenarios in which veterans were. Veterans and Agent Orange: Herbicide/Dioxin Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes reviews the scientific evidence regarding the association, if any, between Type 2 diabetes1 and exposure to dioxin2 and other chemical compounds in herbicides used in Vietnam.

This report examines, to the extent that available data permitted meaningful determinations, (1 1/5(1).Vietnam. The VA allows a presumed Agent Orange disability to veterans who served on the ground in Vietnam between January 9,and May 7, Nearby waters.

Veterans of the Navy who served on inland waterways in Vietnam, commonly called “Brown Water” Navy, have a presumed disability from the VA for Agent Orange exposure.For 40 years Young has collected documents, reports and photographs on the use, disposition and environmental fate of Agent Orange used in Vietnam.

He has also edited or published several books, more than 70 peer-reviewed publications, commentaries and editorials on the tactical herbicides used in Vietnam.