STS-1 Medical Report
Sam L. Pool
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Branch, 1981 - 106 pages
"The medical operations report for STS-1, which includes a review of the health of the crew before, during and immediately after the first shuttle orbital flight (April 12-14, 1981), is presented. Areas reviewed include: health evaluation; medical debriefing of crewmembers; health stabilization program; medical training; medical "kit" carried inflight; tests and countermeasures for space motion sickness; cardiovascular profile; biochemistry and endocrinology results; hematology and immunology analyses; medical microbiology; food and nutrition; potable water; shuttle toxicology; radiological health; cabin acoustical noise. Also included is information on: environmental effects of shuttle launch and landing, medical information management; and management, planning and implementation of the medical program."
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