Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine

Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine

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Now in its Fourth Edition with a new editorial team, this comprehensive text addresses all medical and public health issues involved in the care of crews, passengers, and support personnel of aircraft and space vehicles. Coverage includes human physiology under flight conditions, clinical medicine in the aerospace environment, and the impact of the aviation industry on global public health. This edition features new chapters on radiation, toxicology and microbiology, dental considerations in aerospace medicine, women's health issues, commercial human space flight, space exploration, and unique aircraft including parachuting. Other highlights include significant new information on respiratory diseases, cardiovascular medicine, infectious disease transmission, and human response to acceleration.In January 1999, ICAO launched its a€œUniversal Safety Oversight Audit Programmea€ (USOAP), a precedent-setting task, with ... and reviewing and revising the a€œManual of Civil Aerospace Medicinea€ (5) that provides supporting guidance material.

Title:Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine
Author:Jeffrey R. Davis, M.D., Robert Johnson, Jan Stepanek
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2008


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