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a·vi·a·tion med·i·cine

the study and practice of medicine as it applies to physiologic problems peculiar to aviation.
Synonym(s): aeromedicine

aeromedicine

(âr′ō-mĕd′ĭ-sĭn)
aer′o·med′i·cal (-kəl) adj.

aeromedicine

(1) Space medicine; aerospace medicine.
(2) Aviation medicine.

a·vi·a·tion med·i·cine

(ā'vē-ā'shŭn med'i-sin)
The study and practice of medicine as it applies to physiologic problems peculiar to aviation.
Synonym(s): aeromedicine.

aeromedicine

The study of any medical disorder caused by or made worse by flight in aircraft. The study of the techniques of evacuation of sick or injured by air. See also AEROSPACE MEDICINE.
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These words are particularly relevant for the complex nature of aeromedical science, where many issues are best solved with collaboration.
My main duties were to provide medical support to any member of the McMurdo community, as well as assist in the aeromedical evacuation of patients who needed a higher echelon of care that could not be obtained in Antarctica.
Her commitment to excellence in education and service to her profession has left behind a legacy for flight nurses and other aeromedical personnel to continue her great work.
This course trains professional nurses and medical technicians to care for patients in the aeromedical evacuation environment.
Because of the large number of origins and different aerial ports of embarkation (APOE), the time phasing of the EMEDS and aeromedical evacuation UTCs during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom were problematic.
Although one report by Christopher and Eitzen (2) suggested the value of an aeromedical team to evacuate patients with suspected lethal, infectious diseases, limited evidence supported a safer means of transportation that would possibly reduce transmission of SARS to persons taking part in the mission.
Dr David Pugh, 54, ran the Elstree Aeromedical Centre, near Borehamwood in Hertfordshire, where hundreds of children were treated with single measles, mumps and rubella jabs.
The 34-year-old, originally from Bangor, also received high praise for his service in the Iraq war in a report from commanding officer TA Griffiths of his 2AE squadron - an aeromedical evacuation unit which transported injured soldiers away from the war zone.
Featuring a passenger capacity of 19-22, the versatile new helicopter will serve a variety of commercial and international utility needs, including passenger, cargo, aeromedical, search and rescue and resource development support.
The new technology, known as an AeroMedical Information System (AMIS) will improve the chances of survival and recovery.
The model was used to simultaneously locate both trauma center and aeromedical depot resource types.

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