A decade of experience of examining candidates for entry to the army.

  • A P Dignan
  • Published 1992 in Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps


A total of 3886 civilian candidates were medically examined for entry to the Army during the period 1980 to 1990. Eight per cent of the candidates failed their examination. The commonest causes for rejection were back and knee disorders, the majority associated with trauma. The next most common disorder was hearing loss, closely followed by myopia. Analysis… (More)


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