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Please view the following fact sheets, brochures and other educational materials related to Depleted Uranium.

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Depleted Uranium Exposure Medical Management Process FlowDoD process to identify, triage and treat patients with DU exposure.
Depleted Uranium MedicalThis fact sheet provides an overview of DU, exposure and medical treatment available.
Depleted Uranium: Information for Veterans and Their FamiliesA resource for veterans and their families from the VA Public Health Center. Discusses the VA DU Follow-Up Program.
Environmental Exposures Programs and Services for VeteransDescribes VA resources for Veterans who may have been exposed to certain environmental hazards during their military service.
Health Surveillance of Gulf War I Veterans Exposed to Depleted UraniumA cohort of seventy-four 1991 Gulf War soldiers with known exposure to depleted uranium (DU) resulting from their involvement in friendly-fire incidents with DU munitions is being followed by the Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Heath Physics Society: Depleted UraniumThis fact sheet discusses the medical effects of DU exposure
Information on Depleted UraniumProvided by the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center of the Department of Veterans Affairs, this fact sheet is a resource for veterans, service members and their families.
Information on Depleted Uranium for Health Care ProvidersThis fact sheet from the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center is a resource for health care providers about DU.
Surveillance results of depleted uranium-exposed Gulf War I veterans: sixteen years of follow-upAs part of a longitudinal surveillance program, 35 members of a larger cohort of 77 Gulf War I veterans who were victims of depleted uranium (DU) "friendly fire" during combat underwent a 3-day clinical assessment at the Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC).
UraniumThis fact sheet describes the element, Uranium, and its primary health effects.
Urine Testing for Depleted UraniumThis fact sheet briefly outlines some basic information about DU, and specifically about the medical test most often used to determine if a person has been exposed to DU.
Last Updated: July 11, 2023
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