The Gulf war syndrome

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6986.1073a (Published 22 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1073
  1. Tony Revell
  1. Surgeon general Ministry of Defence, London WC1X 8RY

    EDITOR,—Since my predecessor last wrote to the BMJ1 the number of patients concerned about their health in relation to service during the Gulf war in 1990-1 who have undergone systematic assessment by the defence medical services has risen to 200. Our assessment programme is being subjected to clinical audit by the Royal College of Physicians. When the programme is complete a detailed report will be published; meanwhile, I offer this summary of our findings.

    Some 45000 British personnel were involved …

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