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Post Deployment Health Evaluation and Management (PDH) (2001)

Cover page of the guideline document.The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Post-Deployment Health Evaluation and Management and provides clear and comprehensive evidence-based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients following deployment..

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

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The guideline is formatted as a single algorithm with annotations.
Questions about the PDH Guideline
PDH Full Guideline (2001)
Deployment Health Clinical Center
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