Fundamentals of aerospace medicine: Fourth edition

Jeffrey R. Davis, Robert Johnson, Jan Stepanek, Jennifer A. Fogarty

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherWolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP)
Number of pages724
ISBN (Electronic)9781451117967
ISBN (Print)9780781774666
StatePublished - Nov 3 2011

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Davis, J. R., Johnson, R., Stepanek, J., & Fogarty, J. A. (2011). Fundamentals of aerospace medicine: Fourth edition. Wolters Kluwer Health Adis (ESP).