Accession Number : ADB172638

Title :   Estimating Wartime Disease, Non-Battle Injury and Battle Reaction Casualties in the U.S. Air Force.

Descriptive Note : Interim technical paper Apr 91-Apr 92,

Corporate Author : BDM FEDERAL INC MCLEAN VA

Personal Author(s) : Sharon, Danny J. ; Shephard, Ronald W.

Report Date : MAR 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 264

Abstract : This paper presents the deliberations and conclusions of a series of USAF expert panels convened to derive a methodology and data for predicting the likely number of disease, non-battle injury (DNBI) and battle reaction casualties to be expected among U.S. Air Force personnel during future wartime operations. The information will support development of the DNBI module of the Threat Related Attrition (THREAT) System. Battle fatigue, Disease, Casualty estimation, DNBI, Combat stress, Non-battle injury.

Descriptors :   *ATTRITION, *CASUALTIES, *FORECASTING, AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, BATTLES, DISEASES, FATIGUE(PHYSIOLOGY), METHODOLOGY, NUMBERS, STRESS(PSYCHOLOGY), MILITARY MEDICINE, MILITARY DOCTRINE, BATTLEFIELDS, THREATS, WARFARE, WARTIME, WOUNDS AND INJURIES.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE