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Medicine > Internal Medicine
Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine
Davis, Jeffrey R.
ISBN 13: 
9780781774666
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780781728980
ISBN 10: 
0781774667
Category: 
Internal Medicine
Edition: 
4
Publisher: 
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Format: 
Cloth
LC Call Number: 
RC1062.F86 2008
NLM: 
[DNLM: 1.Aerospace Medicine.WD 700 F981 2008]
Doody Star Rating: 
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Status: 
Active
Imprint: 
LWW
Affiliation: 
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
Audience: 
Professional and scholarly
Dimensions: 
11.0 x 1.3 x 8.5 in
Pages: 
754
Weight: 
3.8
Retail Price: 
287.99
Quantity On Hand: 
2
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Synopsis:

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.


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