Is This a Reportable Incident for DoDMERB?

Discussion in 'DoDMERB' started by Stealth_81, Sep 23, 2006.

  1. Stealth_81

    Stealth_81 Super Moderator Moderator Founding Member

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    Our son has already gotten through the DoDMERB paperwork and is Comission Qualified. Last night in a football game, he got his bell rung, and on the advice of the team physician we took him to the emergency room for X-rays on his neck and upper spine. He also had a CAT scan done on the advice of the emergency room doctor. Nothing was found, and he is fine. Is this something that we need to report to DoDMERB, since nothing is wrong and it was all done as a precautionary measure?
     
  2. RetNavyHM

    RetNavyHM USN (RET)

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    Stealth_81,

    I would report this. Download the head injury questionnaire from the DoDMERB web site, get copies of the ER records, and if the ER physician recommended a follow up with his family physician, I would get copies of that evaluation as well. Most likely this will be cleared quickly, but its always good to have no surprises on induction day!
     

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