Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine - 4th Ed. (2008)

Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine - 4th Ed. (2008)
  • 4th Ed.
  • 2008
  • © LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
  • Jan Stepanek, MD, MPH; Jeffrey R. Davis, MD, MS; Jennifer A. Fogarty, PhD; Robert Johnson, MD, MPH, MBA
  • ISBN-10: 0-7817-7466-7 / ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-7466-6
  • Aerospace Medicine

 

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Description

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.

Features:

  • • One of only two textbooks worldwide on aerospace medicine
  • • 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

Fourth Edition Highlights:

  • • 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
  • • New information on respiratory diseases, cardiovascular medicine, infectious disease transmission, and human response to acceleration

 

Doody's Reviews

Doody's Core Titles (DCT)
Score: 97/100
5/5 Stars
Specialty Score: 2.7 Health Sciences - Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"Clearly, this book continues to be a major contribution to the science of aerospace medicine and is an absolute requirement for every medical library frequented by students and practitioners of aerospace medicine."

-- Vincent Carr, DO, MSA, FACC, FACP (Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences)Doody's Review

 

Audience

This title is for all who study and work in the aerospace medical community, medical students, residents, and practitioners. The editors have brought together many credible contributors.

 

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