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274 Possible Causes for Prisoner of War

  • Iron Deficiency Anemia

    SHERSTEN KILLIP, M.D., M.P.H., JOHN M. BENNETT, M.D., M.P.H., and MARA D. CHAMBERS, M.D., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky Am Fam Physician. 2007 Mar 1;75(5):671-678. Patient information: See a related handouts on this topic at . The prevalence of iron deficiency anemia is 2 percent in adult men, 9 to 12 percent[…][aafp.org]

  • Strongyloidiasis

    (1939–45) who were Far East Prisoners of War (FEPOW).[doi.org] Hyg., 1976 , vol. 70 (pg. 497 - 499 ) Pelletier, 1984 Chronic strongyloidiasis in World War II Far East ex prisoners of war, Amer. J. Trop. Med.[doi.org] Enquiries revealed that the patient had served as a Second World War soldier in Singapore in 1945. He had not been a war prisoner, and had not served elsewhere.[doi.org]

  • Toxic Amblyopia

    […] of war in Cuba where peripheral neuropathy (loss of feeling in the skin) and optic neuropathy occurred frequently in those who smoked a lot of cigars and who lacked a good[nethealthbook.com] It is commonly seen during famine, and among civilian and military prisoners of war: It is endemic in certain parts of Africa, Asia, and South America.[notesread.com] […] of war, although it is confirmed that there is no special toxins and nutritional deficiencies, but rely on the amount of cigar and a large number of edible cassava to increase[healthfrom.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    This may refer to the practice of publicly humiliating prisoners of war by stripping them naked. See J. J. M. Roberts, Nahum, Habakkuk, and Zephaniah (OTL), 124.[web.archive.org]

  • Tropical Phagedenic Ulcer

    A native of Scotland, as an officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Gordon spent three years in a Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camp during the Second World War[howlingpixel.com] II, Captain Bloom, a British medical officer in a prisoner-of-war camp, determined that cellophane, a semipermeable membrane, was far superior to porous petrolatum gauze[o-wm.com] […] in supporting the healing of burn wounds among his fellow prisoners. 17 Captain Bloom found moisture-retentive cellophane kept infectious organisms out of the wound bed, kept[o-wm.com]

  • Wernicke Encephalopathy

    Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's encephalopathy); review of 52 cases in a Singapore prisoner-of-war hospital. Lancet 1947;1:11-7. 22. Donnino M.[ruralneuropractice.com] Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's Encephalopathy): review of 52 cases in a Singapore prisoner-of-war hospital. Lancet, 1, 11–17. CrossRef Google Scholar Diaz, G.[doi.org] Cerebral beriberi (Wernicke's encephalopathy); review of 52 cases in a Singapore prisoner-of-war hospital. Lancet . 1947 Jan 4. 1(6436):11-7. [Medline] .[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Malnutrition

    A comparative radiographic survey of prisoners of war held in German camps during the Second World War under similar living conditions found a tuberculosis prevalence of 1.2%[doi.org]

  • Sexually Transmitted Disease

    Between 1970 and 2010, we made a practice of making the war on drugs, which meant we were locking up the folks who were at greatest risk for being exposed to this virus."[web.archive.org] On prisons "The simple fact that we're not taking appropriate public health measures to prevent the transmission of this virus means that in the very beginning of the epidemic[web.archive.org]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    American Psychiatric Association stated that psychiatrists should not take a direct part in interrogation of particular prisoners [31] but could "offer general advice on[en.wikipedia.org] U.S. psychologists and psychiatrists were discovered helping interrogators in Guantanamo and other U.S. facilities to torture detainees during the war on terrorism. [30] The[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Obesity

    For example, malnourished prisoners experienced substantially lower mortality from diseases such as typhus compared with their guards during the Second World War. 45 Consistent[dx.doi.org]

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