Aviation Medicine, 3Ed

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John Ernsting, A. N. Nicholson, David Rainford
Taylor & Francis, Feb 11, 1999 - Medical - 720 pages
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Since its first edition,'Aviation Medicine' has applied current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the stresses which are faced by both civil and military aircrew on a daily basis. It has become the recommended textbook for those taking the worldwide recognized Diploma in Aviation Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, and similar overseas qualifications.

This third edition has been revised and updated by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced contributors, under the expert guidance of Professor John Ernsting and his co-editors.

This is an essential reference for all civil or military aviation medicine practitioners, those preparing for professional examinations and those in the many disciplines of the life sciences studying aviation. It is also recommended reading for those with an involvement in aviation medicine and a wider interest in the medical problems of professional or recreational flying, air transport and the aviation industry.

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Ernsting, John, CB OBE BSc PhD MB BS FRCP, Honorary Civil Consultant in Aviation Medicine to the Royal Air Force Nicholson, Anthony N, OBE DSc MD, Hc PhD FRCP FRCPath FFOM FRAeS, Visiting Professor of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine; Lately Commandant, Royal Air Force Institute and School of Aviation Medicine, Farnborough, UK Rainford, David J, MBE MB BS FRCP, Clinical Director, RAF, Consultant Physician Civil Aviation Authority, Consultant Adviser in Medicine to the Royal Air Force of Oman.

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