Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine / Edition 3

Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine / Edition 3

by Roy L. DeHart, Jeffrey R. Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781728983

ISBN-13: 9780781728980

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


This book provides comprehensive, clinically relevant information on the wide-ranging field of aerospace medicine. It addresses all medical and public health issues involved in the care of crews, passengers, and support personnel of aircraft and space vehicles. It covers the physiology of the human body under flight conditions, clinical medicine as practiced in…  See more details below

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This book provides comprehensive, clinically relevant information on the wide-ranging field of aerospace medicine. It addresses all medical and public health issues involved in the care of crews, passengers, and support personnel of aircraft and space vehicles. It covers the physiology of the human body under flight conditions, clinical medicine as practiced in the unique aerospace community, and the impact of the industry on community health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781728980
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
1The Historical Perspective3
2The Modern Perspective23
3The Future Perspective37
4The Atmosphere59
5Respiratory Physiology69
6Protection in the Pressure Environment: Cabin Pressurization and Oxygen Equipment109
7Decompression Sickness and Pulmonary Overpressure Accidents131
8Biodynamics: Transient Acceleration163
9Biodynamics: Sustained Acceleration201
10Vibration, Noise, and Communication261
11Spatial Orientation in Flight309
12Thermal Stress399
13Beyond the Biosphere423
14Aircrew Health Care Maintenance445
15Clinical Aerospace Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Medicine463
16Ophthalmology in Aerospace Medicine519
17Otolaryngology in Aerospace Medicine567
18Neuropsychiatry in Aerospace Medicine593
19Additional Medical and Surgical Conditions of Aeromedical Concern643
20The Passenger and the Patient in Flight667
21Aerospace Medicine in the United States Air Force687
22Army Aviation Medicine707
23Naval Aerospace Medicine731
24Civil Aviation Medicine747
25Aeromedical Support to Airline and Civilian Professional Aircrew767
26Aerospace Medicine in the Federal Aviation Administration803
27International Aviation Medicine833
28Aircraft Accident Investigation845
29Human Factors in Aerospace Medicine897
30Management of Human Resources in Air Transport Operations923
31Biomedical Challenges of Spaceflight953
32Aircraft Accidents: Prevention, Survival, and Rescue977
33Role of Aviation in the Transmission of Disease1003
34Occupational and Environmental Medical Support to the Aviation Industry1017
35Aviation and the Environment1043
Index1065

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