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This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive , .. addressed in 59 MDWI , Infection Prevention and Control Program. (AFI) , Medical Evaluation Boards – Air Force Freedom of Read more about profiles, audit, officials, pimr, milpds and evaluation. Process supplements to this instruction as shown in Air Force Instruction (AFI) , TR: AFI and local medical treatment facility.

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Ensure members who want to reenlist but have not completed a medical examination or annual medical certificate in the past 12 months, complete AF FormAnnual Medical Certificate. Severe symptoms of obstruction characterized by intractable constipation, pain on defecation, and difficult bowel movements which require the regular use of laxatives, enemas, or repeated hospitalization.

Chronic venous insufficiency postphlebitic syndrome. Cirrhosis instruchion the liver. Refer to AFI for directions on applying to physical fitness and develop leader- to an Air Force career.

Any condition that insturction the opinion of the flight surgeon presents a hazard to flying safety, the individual’s health, or mission completion is cause for temporary disqualification for flying duties.

When requested, the medical service provides professional opinion to line or personnel authorities. Physiologic or artificial, significantly interfering with the satisfactory performance of duty.

No evidence of congestive heart failure. Reviews and forwards completed medical examinations to the appropriate authority. CT of the head within 48 hrs. No reversible ischemic ST changes i. Additional testing if nistruction.

AFI 44-157

Aircrew members in dental class III will be placed on DNIF status unless the examining dental officer determines the member may continue reserve participation and the flight surgeon determines flying safety will not be compromised.

All cases require appropriate follow-up and documentation of potentially disqualifying conditions. A difference of 4 mmHg or greater between right and left eyes.

The examining instrjction surgeon completely identifies, describes, or documents the disqualifying defects.

If approved, the patient must be briefed that retirement or separation proceeds on schedule despite hospitalization or convalescence. Local medical facilities do not have disqualification certification authority.


Any concealment or claim aur disability made with the intent to defraud the government results in legal action and possible discharge from torce ARC. This instruction applies to all applicants for military service, scholarship programs, and the Air Force Reserve. Title 10, United States Code, Chapter 61 provides for disability retirement and separation.

Send ar medical case files on ARC members with questionable medical conditions or found medically disqualified to: Command surgeons may delegate waiver authority to another command surgeon. Aniseikonia when incapacitating signs or symptoms exist that are not easily treatable with standard ophthalmic spectacle lenses.

Each ARC individual must be medically qualified for deployment and worldwide duty according to Chapter 7.

Symptoms of chronic or recurrent pulmonary disease, or residuals of surgery, which preclude satisfactory performance of duty. Refer to AFRC for profiling guidance on pregnant reserve members. ARC and retired regular members if mobilized. Complete dental prosthesis is demonstrated by adequate phonetics, retention, stability, interocclusal space, and occlusion.

Whether administrative or punitive discharge is pending 6.

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A minimum of 5 days, twice daily, blood pressures under specified therapy are required for the record. These are specific tests and examinations done to establish and document baseline data for future use in the evaluation of potential occupational exposures. Discontinues initial flying class II or III, controller, air vehicle operator, or space operations crew duty examinations on applicants with medically disqualifying conditions unlikely to receive a medical waiver from the opinion of the local flight surgeon utilizing current Air Force policies and guidelines.

In the case of progress of an existing condition, development or insttuction of a new medical condition, the host nation medical standards apply and remain in effect for that individual aircrew member whenever in that host nation.

Medical hold is not approved for the purpose of evaluating or treating chronic conditions, performing diagnostic studies, elective surgery or its convalescence, other elective treatment of remedial defects, or for conditions that do not warrant termination of active duty through the Disability Evaluation System.


These are specific tests and examinations to assess pertinent aspects of the worker’s health, normally done upon termination of employment separation or retirement. File a medical examination SF Form 88 and 93 as required ; annual medical certificate AF Form and all supporting military and civilian medical documentation in the ARC member’s health record.

Esophagitis, persistent and severe. One handwritten, legible, abbreviated copy to the individual. Any other relevant documentation. The central field of vision in the better eye is less than 20 degrees from fixation in any direction. At least three individuals are identified locally primary, secondary and alternate and trained on the use and application of the PIMR software. These teams are extensions of the health care providers and are responsible for the delivery of preventive health services on a daily basis.

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RK is not compatible for continued worldwide duty, medical evaluation board MEB is required. Used to record initial audiometric test results with which later audiometric test results can be compared. Amputation of part or parts of an upper extremity which results in impairment equivalent to the loss of use of a hand. The health record 44-157 a medical and legal document. No other tests for color vision are authorized.

Send health records, by certified mail to instrhction at the ACS 10 days before the scheduled appointment.

The local military provider may give the member more time as considered necessary to provide the requested information. Mild see paragraph A7. Arteriosclerotic heart disease, when associated with congestive heart failure, persistent major rhythm disturbances, repeated angina attacks, silent ischemia at a low to moderate workload or objective evidence of myocardial infarction. This copy of the SF Form 78 is used to establish froce health records.

Members of all components on extended active duty EAD not excluded by other directives.