In March 1998, The Veterans' Administration published The
Guide to Gulf War Veterans' Health. This report is designed to provide
an introduction to issues regarding Gulf War veterans' health. It provides
an overview of the Gulf War experience, the Department of Veterans Affairs
and the Department of Defense health programs available for Gulf veterans,
and the common symptoms and diagnoses of these veterans. Emphasis is placed
on providing the most recent available information from clinical and scientific
studies of Gulf War veterans' illnesses. Specific topics (chapters) include:
History of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, The
Veterans' Administration Health Care Programs, The
Department of Defense Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation for Gulf War Veterans',
Warfare Agents, Research
on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses, and Some
Hypotheses Regarding Illnesses in Gulf War Veterans'.
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