aviation medicine


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aviation medicine

aviation medicine

n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the effects on man of flight in the earth's atmosphere. Compare space medicine

aviation medicine

The special field of medicine which is related to the biological and psychological problems of flight.
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Noun1.aviation medicine - the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)aviation medicine - the study and treatment of disorders associated with flight (especially with space flight)
biomedicine - the branch of medical science that studies the ability of organisms to withstand environmental stress (as in space travel)
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In 2010, the Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDDC&S) and the US Army School of Aviation Medicine convened a Flight Medic Critical Task selection board which determined that the requisite skill level for a flight medic should be a paramedic with certain additional skills.
Mentioning that DUHS is the first public sector university in the country offering post-graduate level training in Aviation Medicine, he said it has opened fresh opportunities for doctors in civil and military aviation related sectors, both in national and international market.
But it also states in its Manual of Civil Aviation Medicine that psychological tests of aircrew are "rarely of value" and not "reliable" in predicting mental disorders.
Once director of the Aviation Medical Research Institute in the Third Reich, he was recruited by the USAF and rose to head its School of Aviation Medicine in San Antonio, Texas.
Preveniomed offers services and advice for aviation medicine and has doctors on staff who examine patients for fitness to fly.
Specific themes within the conference included aviation medicine, situation awareness and mental workload, aviation automation and training challenges, weather-related factors and the effects of aviation activities on surrounding communities.
As the package holiday season approaches, we're told the belief that altitude increases the effect of alcohol is an urban myth, according to Prof Michael Bagshaw, an expert in aviation medicine.
Dr Bastaki, a UAE national, has 10 years of experience as a medical practitioner and holds several post-graduate qualifications, including a Master's degree in occupational medicine from Manchester University, and a diploma in aviation medicine from King's College in London.
While in Beijing, we held meetings at the Ministry of Defense and visited the PLA's Aviation Museum, Aviation Medicine Research Institute, Capital Air Defense Command Center, and National Defense University.
The National Aviation University aims to facilitate and promote aviation studies, teaching, training and research with focus on emerging areas of studies such as aviation management, aviation regulation and policy, aviation history, aviation science and engineering, aviation law, aviation safety and security, aviation medicine, search and rescue, transportation of dangerous goods, environmental studies and other related fields, and also to achieve excellence in these and connected fields in emerging areas and such areas as may emerge in future.
There is no evidence to support claims that wearing compression stockings prevents the development of deep vein thrombosis for passengers on flights, an expert in aviation medicine said.
Nabila Al Awadhi became the first Emirati Aviation Medicine Physician, Nawal Al Suwaidi became the first Emirati woman cabin crew, and Noufa Al Afeefi became the first Emirati woman Air Traffic Controller.

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