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flight surgeon

n.
An air force physician who specializes in aeromedicine.
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She also discusses Myhr's typical day as the 50 TCS's flight surgeon and then proceeds to directly quote Craven's and Crate's The Army Air Forces in World War II, Vol.
The best solution is to have a conversation with your flight surgeon in which your individual health is considered in the context of mission requirements and stressors.
When asked what it's like to be a flight surgeon, Schmid said, "It's like taking care of Lewis and Clark.
From the Air Force we had me, the flight surgeon, a flight nurse, and an aeromedical evacuation technician.
Flight surgeons are best qualified to interpret aviation safety guidelines, such as those in the US Navy Aeromedical Reference and Waiver Guide, and therefore, a close working relationship between the manual therapist and the pilot's flight surgeon is invaluable.
However, seven Air Force flight surgeons answered the call to keep America's astronauts fit to fly.
Virtual Flight Surgeons (VFS) is a Denver-based company that's associated with Aviation Medicine Advisory Service (AMAS), which works with airline pilots and their unions on medical certificate issues.
First, when a squadron deploys, the flight surgeon typically is not given adequate time to address all of the topics and countermeasures covered in this research.
Participating flight surgeons will be on rotation during summer or winter-over stays.
As an aviation candidate, I viewed flight surgeons as malicious, ruthless, and unsympathetic physicians whose sole purpose was to medically disqualify (or "down") an otherwise healthy aviation applicant.
With the Flight Surgeons (Col James Little and Capt Christina Millhouse) believing that cardiac arrest was imminent, Col Henry was flown from the runway in a pre-arranged helicopter to a dive chamber, where he received lifesaving hypobaric treatment administered by the Flight Surgeons and the host nation medical team over the next several days.
Currently serving as a flight surgeon in NASA's medical operations branch, he is one of seven Air Force flight surgeons at Houston's Johnson Space Center.

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