Walter Reed Army Medical Center


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Walter Reed Army Medical Center,

former major military hospital complex in Washington, D.C., and Forest Glen, Md. The original facility, Walter Reed General Hospital, named for U.S. army surgeon Walter ReedReed, Walter,
1851–1902, American army surgeon, b. Gloucester co., Va. In 1900 he was sent to Havana as head of an army commission to investigate an outbreak of yellow fever among American soldiers. Following the earlier suggestion by C. J.
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, opened in 1909. An army medical center was officially established in 1923, and the hospital and medical center were combined in 1951. Its facilities were greatly expanded in 1972. The medical center was closed in 2011; its staff and services were integrated with the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., to form the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at Bethesda, and with other medical facilities.
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He also was Deputy Commander for Clinical Services, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; Commander, DeWitt Health Care Network (AMEDD); and Chief of Staff, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (Joint Task Force National Capital Medicine).
About Walter Reed Army Medical Center (www.wramc.army.mil) The Walter Reed Army Medical Center, now in its Centennial Year, is the hub of the Walter Reed Health Care System and provides comprehensive health care to more than 150,000 Service Members, retirees and their families.
For those suffering permanent disability--such as amputation or brain injury--many are sent to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. In a commendable effort to ease the burden on the wounded soldier's family, the US military has initiated an assistance centre at Walter Reed.
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Many wounded Soldiers recall their first memory after being injured and losing consciousness was waking up at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) or another major Army hospital in the United States.
The legislation's backers argue confidentiality has been crucial in storiessuch as the treatment of prisoners at the Abu Ghraib facility in Iraq,clandestine CIA prisons overseas and shoddy conditions at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
In February 2007, a series of Washington Post articles about conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center highlighted problems in the Army's case management of injured servicemembers and in the military's disability evaluation system.
The G-Trainer's gravity differential technology was prototype-tested by Nike's Oregon Project for distance runners, and is currently in use at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, among an increasing number of other clinics.
prisons and shoddy conditions at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as examples where source confidentiality was crucial.
"We're resurrecting colistin from antiquity; says physician Michael Zapor of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
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Dublin, MD, DrPH, MPH, died May 3 of congestive heart failure at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He was 95.