This highly practical guide is ideal for any medical professional who deals with the aerospace environment or is involved in the healthcare of aircrew or individuals preparing for or returning from aerospace travel. The book covers all the main aspects of aerospace medicine, including the salient physiology and clinical aspects in note form for rapid assimilation, and makes plentiful use of figures, algorithms and tables throughout.
. Comprehensive covering all aspects of clinical aerospace medicine and relevant physiology
. Note-based for rapid reference in the clinical setting
. Highly practical with illustrations and tables supporting the text throughout
. From a highly experienced international team of editors and contributors
. Ideal as a handbook companion, complementing the definitive reference Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine, for use 'on the go'
The book will be an indispensable companion to all civil and military aviation medicine practitioners including those preparing for professional qualifying examinations, and a useful aid for other physicians with an interest in aviation medicine or who are required to inform patients regularly regarding the likely effects of flight, including family practitioners and hospital doctors, physiologists with an interest in the area and occupational and public health personnel.
Wing Commander Nicholas Green is Whittingham Professor in Aviation Medicine, RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine, RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire, UK
Colonel Steven Gaydos
is a US Army Senior Aviator and Master Flight Surgeon Board Certified in Aerospace, Occupational and Emergency Medicine, Director of Graduate Medical Education, US Army School of Aviation Medicine, Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA
Dr Ewan Hutchison is Consultant in Aviation and Occupational Medicine and Head of Medical Assessment at the Civil Aviation Authority, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, UK
Wing Commander Edward Nicol is Consultant Cardiologist, Chair of the NATO Aviation Cardiology Group and the RAF Consultant Advisor in Medicine, Aviation Medicine Clinical Service, RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine, RAF Henlow, Bedfordshire, UK