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Cocaine use

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Subarachnoid haemorrhage - Cocaine use Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 17 December 2003.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Cocaine Use [CR9055]

Medical Report - Cocaine Use [MR9065]

Preliminary questions [14115]

14164

there is some evidence that using cocaine may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

12649 the veteran has used cocaine at some time.

14165

the veteran used cocaine within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

14167the veteran has established the causal connection between the cocaine use and VEA service for the clinical onset of subarachnoid haemorrhage.

14168the veteran has established the causal connection between the cocaine use and operational service for the clinical onset of subarachnoid haemorrhage.

or

14169the veteran has established the causal connection between the cocaine use and eligible service for the clinical onset of subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Clinical onset and operational service [14168]

14170

on operational service, the veteran used cocaine within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

14173

the veteran's cocaine use on operational service within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

or

14175

the veteran's cocaine use within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to an illness or injury which is identifiable.

12661the identified illness or injury which caused the veteran to use cocaine is causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [14169]

14171

on eligible service, the veteran used cocaine within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

14174

the veteran's cocaine use on eligible service within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

14172

the veteran's cocaine use on eligible service within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred as a causal result of eligible service.

or

14175

the veteran's cocaine use within the 72 hours immediately before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to an illness or injury which is identifiable.

12662the identified illness or injury which caused the veteran to use cocaine is causally related to eligible service.