CHARACTERISTICS OF INJURY OCCURRENCE IN DIFFERENT AND SEPARATE TYPES OF ARMED FORCES OF UKRAINE

  • A.M. Halushka
  • A.P. Kazmirchuk
  • S.V. Khalik
  • A.V. Shvets
  • E.V. Levchenko
Keywords: injuries, military personnel, kinds and a separate kind of troops

Abstract

The question of injury in a military collective is one of the dominant problematic issues of medical and social spheres of life in the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The aim of this work was to identify characteristics of injury occurrence in different and separate types of Armed Forces of Ukraine to develop a focused organizational measures for the prevention of injuries in the process of implementing various duties.

Materials and methods. A research materials became available sources of information on injury prevention in the armed forces, professional graphic descriptions of service activities. Research methods – Biblio-semantic and content analysis of the characteristics of injury occurrence in different and separate types of Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Results. The main causes of accidents in mechanized and armored units, army aviation ST. the Ukrainian armed forces, Naval, Air forces of armed forces of Ukraine, as well as Airborne assault troops and special operations Forces armed forces of Ukraine.

Conclusions. It is shown that injuries to a certain extent is a managed process. At the organization of appropriate measures of injury prevention to minimize injuries, especially moderate and severe. The features of injury occurrence in different and separate types of Armed Forces of Ukraine, which due to the nature of duty and working conditions. The proposed set of interventions for the prevention of injuries in the armed forces and the risk- based specific activities of the medical services for injury prevention on the example of the Airborne assault forces and special operations Forces armed forces of Ukraine.

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Published
2019-12-26
How to Cite
Halushka, A., Kazmirchuk, A., Khalik, S., Shvets, A., & Levchenko, E. (2019). CHARACTERISTICS OF INJURY OCCURRENCE IN DIFFERENT AND SEPARATE TYPES OF ARMED FORCES OF UKRAINE. Ukrainian Journal of Military Medicine, 19(4), 20-30. Retrieved from https://ujmm.org.ua/index.php/journal/article/view/22

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