Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine - 5th Ed. (2022)

Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine - 5th Ed. (2022)
5th Ed.
2022 © Wolters Kluwer Health
Jeffrey R. Davis, MD, MS; Jennifer A. Fogarty, PhD; Rebecca S. Blue, MD, MPH; Jan Stepanek, MD, MPH
ISBN-13: 978-1-9751-4385-5
eISBN-13: 978-1-9751-4387-9
Aerospace Medicine


Encompassing all occupants of aircraft and spacecraft—passengers and crew, military and civilian—Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine, 5th Edition, addresses all medical and public health issues involved in this unique medical specialty. Comprehensive coverage includes everything from human physiology under flight conditions to the impact of the aviation industry on public health, from an increasingly mobile global populace to numerous clinical specialty considerations, including a variety of common diseases and risks emanating from the aerospace environment. This text is an invaluable reference for all students and practitioners who engage in aeromedical clinical practice, engineering, education, research, mission planning, population health, and operational support.

  • • Features eight new chapters including Precision Medicine, Musculoskeletal System and Performance, Human Spaceflight Mishaps and Incidents, and Crew Escape and Survival Systems.
  • • Covers important approaches to Human System Integration and Risk Management, as well as Aeromedical Certification.
  • • Addresses important aeromedical issues involving agricultural aviation, military aviation, long-duration spaceflight, and commercial spaceflight.
  • • An excellent review tool for the American Board of Preventive Medicine – Aerospace Medicine certification exam and Continuing Certification, with outstanding contributions from a team of expert scientists and medical providers.

Doody's Reviews

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Specialty Score: 2.6 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 - previous edition


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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