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ment. Further, research is beginning to focus on ways to prevent or treat deployment-related health effects.

The remainder of this report presents the committee's deliberations, findings, and recommendations. Chapter 2 summarizes symptom data and describes the process used by the committee to identify health problems on which to focus. Chapter 3 provides a discussion of the study designs that can be used to evaluate the effectiveness and efficacy of interventions in medicine and health care, while Chapter 4 explores general approaches to treating a patient, regardless of diagnosis. Chapter 5 reviews the treatments evaluated for each identified condition and provides the committee's treatment recommendations. Chapter 6 presents concluding observations.



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