[ RadSafe ] Re: depleted uranium cherry & battle
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 31 16:11:28 CST 2006
Are you saying that there is special care for DU
casualties. Pray tell, what is it? Do you administer
--- Dlind49 at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 3/31/06 8:46:58 AM Central
> Standard Time,
> crispy_bird at yahoo.com writes:
> Dr. Rokke,
> So, people come and tell you that they are not
> appropriate medical?
> Yes, and we work with military and congressional
> satf to getr them medical
> Do they ALL claim that they were
> exposed to DU, and what proof do they have?
> The criteria under which a person must receive
> testing is specified in our
> original June 1993 3rd MEDCOM order, the October
> 1993 Pentagon order "Medical
> Management of DU exposures", numernous betwen then
> and now and and LTG Peake's
> April 2004 order and the DU CTT.
> As to my own care has been denied, delayed, and
> ineffective. the rrstvis
> between my physicians and me.
> Exposure is based on miltary operations and once
> they have been involved in
> those operations then testing is mandatory but OTSG
> Although as a qualified combat medic I have treated
> and taught field combat
> care for DU casualties my care was limited to
> stabilization, woumd closure,
> etc. Treatment is then determined
> by physicians. Our original team of Army physicians
> determined the initial
> treatment protocols for us once we got sicjk during
> GW 1 and my Army / Va/
> personal physicians did once we got sicker during DU
> project. Today they are
> determined by a group of physcians / nurses in
> concert with others. Our/my effort
> is designed to get them tested and into care upon
> which a physician takes over.
> As to the VA forget Dr. McDiramid at Baltimore DU
> project. Individual Va's
> also simply refuse until we provide actual mandatory
> VA / DA protocols.
"We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them."
John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
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