Home > Books > Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine
Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine
View PDF

Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 4th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Davis, Jeffrey R.; Johnson, Robert; Stepanek, Jan; Fogarty, Jennifer A.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-77466-6
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97
Doody Core Title:
  • Score: 2.7 (Occupational and Environmental Medicine)
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

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.

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Davis, Jeffrey R.; Johnson, Robert; Stepanek, Jan; Fogarty, Jennifer A.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-77466-6
  • Specialty:
    Epidemiology
    Internal Medicine
    Occupational & Environmental Medicine
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 4th Ed.
  • Pages: 754
  • Illustrations: 294
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 97
  • Doody Core Title:
    • Score: 2.7 (Occupational and Environmental Medicine)

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® The Embase database is the most trusted source of global, evidence-based pharmacological and biomedical research with over 30 million bibliographic records dating back to 1947.
JOTM
Visible Body Heart & Circulatory Premium This interactive 3D Atlas is a deep dive into the heart and circulatory system for learning, reference, and patient education.
JOTM
Circulation Research Presents peer-reviewed reports on research advances in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, morphology, pathology, physiology, and pharmacology.
JOTM
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Valvular Heart Disease
Portable and clinically oriented, this full-color handbook is a unique and timely guide to valvular heart disease and percutaneous coronary interventions.

Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique
Details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications.