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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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One of the key evolutions in the Aeromedical Flight Nurse and Aeromedical Evacuation Technician Course is the foundational reality of the simulations.
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She begins Part II with the postwar transfer of Strughold and other former Nazi aeromedical specialists to the United States under Project Paperclip and concludes with the USAF relinquishing leadership in space medicine to NASA in the early 1960s.
Specialist practitioner Martin (Royal Hampshire County Hospital, UK and U, of Otago, New Zealand) has completely updated his text, which still serves as the only volume devoted entirely to aeromedical transportation.
The USAF Aeromedical Evacuation (AE) Squadrons consist of a wide variety of medical professionals, including AE nurses, physicians, aeromedical technicians, administrators in the Air Mobility Command, and several behind-the-scene individuals who make these lifesaving missions a success.
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6485TH/20TH OPERATIONS SQUADRONS, 9TH AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION GROUP/SQUADRON, 901ST, 903RD AEROMEDICAL EVACULATION SQUADRONS--October 20-24, 2004, Contact Diann Hale O'Connor, Phone (210) 494-0489, Email dhoconnor@sbcglobal.net.
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