flight surgeon


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flight surgeon

n.
An air force physician who specializes in aeromedicine.
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The flight surgeon said the intensive medical training and repeated worldwide experiences he has received while in the Air Force and Air Force Reserve have helped him tremendously at NASA.
Only four flight surgeons are tasked a season to Antarctica, and it is very difficult to return.
If a flight surgeon does not have this training, he or she can work in conjunction with an on-station osteopath, chiropractor, or physical therapist who is trained in these procedures.
Flight surgeons add 572 hours of additional training beyond their Air Force flight surgeon training.
But family physicians who serve in the Army, Navy, or Air Force also get to experience things their civilian counterparts may never dream of, such as becoming a flight surgeon, serving as an undersea medical officer, or learning how to skydive.
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.
Bank, a former Navy flight surgeon, declined to comment on the case, saying he did not know what was involved in the Walter Reed procedure.
The flight surgeon on board talked the pilot into trying to land anyway instead of ditching the crippled copter in the harbor.
She became the first female flight surgeon in the Canadian military, and in 1974 was the first woman to earn pilot's wings in the forces.
The cover of this extraordinary volume reveals that one of the authors 'spent three years as the Flight Surgeon for America's top-secret counter-terrorist unit, the Delta Force, where he participated in a number of classified missions'.
In a report to CAAP Director General William Hotchkiss III, Rolly Bayaban, head of the CAAP's Office of the Flight Surgeon and Aviation Medicine, said random drug testing on 1,551 employees in the 81 agency-managed airports yielded 18 shabu users.

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