Friday, October 23, 2020

Gulf War Veteran Survey Now Open

 

The Nova Southeastern survey study of Gulf War veterans is open for a limited time.  


If you have already taken it already, don't take it again. There are two parts.



Survey Part 1 – https://redcap.nova.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=EHPDFDDRWY 


Note you must take Part 1 to proceed to part 2.  Survey Part 2 https://redcap.nova.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=MCWFYKHR4D



There are certain illnesses that are associated with the men and women in service during the Gulf War, Operation Desert Storm/Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom. 


These illnesses are today more commonly referred to as Gulf War illness (GWI) or have also been called by other names, including Chronic Multisymptom Illness (CMI).


During their time of service, many veterans may have been exposed to a variety of environmental, psychological and chemical hazards which are associated with GWI. 


These include but are not limited to: vaccinations, oil well fires, chemical & biological weapons, psychological stress, sarin/nerve gas, depleted uranium, pesticides such as DEET, infectious diseases, pyridostigmine bromide (PB), CARC paint, sand, dust and other particulates, toxic embedded fragments, heat Injuries, occupational hazards and noise.


Part 2 expands on these issues and includes questions about Family members and COVID-19.


YOU WILL NOT BE CONTACTED UNLESS YOU REQUEST IT ON THE SURVEY.