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Orit Samuel, Dror Tal
Airsickness is one of the forms of motion sickness, and is of significance in both commercial and military flight. Whereas commercial airline passengers may simply feel poorly, the effect of airsickness on military aircrew may lead to a decrement in performance and adversely affect the mission. This is of major importance in the case of flight safety, when a pilot who is incapacitated may endanger the aircraft. The problem is particularly evident in pilot training, because of the high incidence of airsickness at this stage in the pilot's career...
November 2015: Military Medicine
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June 27, 1962: Research Report
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1957: Revue de Médecine Navale (métropole et Outre-mer); Travaux Scientifiques des Médecins et Pharmaciens-chimistes de la Marine
Marco Lucertini, Paola Verde, Pierandrea Trivelloni
BACKGROUND: Airsickness (AS) still represents a major issue in aviation medicine and affects many student pilots and aircrew members. This study aimed at producing an update of the Italian Air Force rehabilitation program for AS, including data on a prolonged follow-up (> 8 yr). METHODS: Data from 20 military pilots with a past history of rehabilitation for incapacitating AS were compared to those of 65 normal controls. All individuals from both samples were categorized as dropouts or successfully employed in fast jets, multiengine air carriers, or helicopters...
November 2013: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Xu Li, Lulu Zhang, Yuan Li, Peng Kang, Zhipeng Liu
OBJECTIVE: Aeromedical evacuation (AE), which is not well-developed in many less-developed countries, becomes increasingly important in preserving function and saving lives during disasters. Our primary goal was to describe and analyze the age, specialty, the relevant training or operational experience, attitude toward professional training, and main difficulties during aeromedical evacuation in critical care AE staff after the 2010 Yushu earthquake in China. METHODS: A total of 120 questionnaires were sent to AE staff and 114 responses were received...
April 2012: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
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December 1945: Journal of Aviation Medicine
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August 1946: Journal of Aviation Medicine
Panagiotis Kousoulis, Athanasios Pantes
INTRODUCTION: Airsickness affects many aviators, especially at the beginning of their flight training. From the symptoms of airsickness, stomach awareness and nausea are among the most common and unpleasant. Helicobacter pylori infection of the gastric mucosa is a common cause of gastrointestinal symptoms in the general population, although it has seldom been associated with motion sickness in the scientific literature. METHODS: A retrospective review was conducted in all cases of pilot trainees taking basic flight training who were referred to the Hellenic Air Force Aeromedical Center due to airsickness and tested for H...
2011: Audiology & Neuro-otology
Michel Cupa
There were 3.2 billion airline passengers in 2006, compared to only 30 million in 1950. Intercontinental health disparities create a risk of pandemics such as SARS and so-called bird flu. Precautions are now being implemented both in airports and in aircraft, in addition to measures intended to prevent the spread of malaria and arboviral diseases, such as vector eradication, elimination of stagnant water, malaria prophylaxis, vaccination, and use of repellents. These measures are dealt with in international health regulations, which have existed since 1851 and were last updated on 15 June 2007...
October 2009: Bulletin de L'Académie Nationale de Médecine
Allan Ward
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April 2010: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
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1947: British Medical Bulletin
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May 1948: American Journal of Medicine
Marco Lucertini, Vittoria Lugli, Maria Casagrande, Pierandrea Trivelloni
INTRODUCTION: Airsickness (AS) often affects aircrew members, especially at the beginning of their flight careers. In this study the AS incidence in 376 Italian Air Force student pilots (336 men and 40 women) was investigated during their initial flight activity. METHODS: The study was separated into two parts. In part 1, the AS incidence was analyzed in the whole sample to determine the overall characteristics of AS and the hypothetical differences between men and women during the first flight certification (Basic)...
July 2008: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
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August 1949: Journal of Comparative and Physiological Psychology
B A Strickland, G L Hahn
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April 8, 1949: Science
Arthur Estrada, Patricia A LeDuc, Ian P Curry, Shean E Phelps, Daniel R Fuller
INTRODUCTION: Despite many existing treatments, airsickness is an issue of concern for soldiers being transported by helicopter. This experiment examined the efficacy of four airsickness treatments and their effects on performance. This study replicated the transport of soldiers in the cabin of an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter performing many of the flight maneuvers potentially experienced in a night troop transport during turbulent conditions. METHODS: A double-blinded, placebo-controlled design was used to compare the effectiveness of four airsickness countermeasures to their placebo controls...
April 2007: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Michel A Paul, Mike MacLellan, Gary Gray
INTRODUCTION: Motion sickness remains a significant problem for aircrew both in the flying environment (airsickness) and for aircrew deployed at sea (seasickness). While some anti-motion-sickness medications provide reasonable efficacy, adverse neurocognitive effects limit their use in military personnel engaged in safety-sensitive operational roles such as flying. The purpose of this study was to assess the impact on psychomotor performance of promethazine, meclizine, and dimenhydrinate and to determine if the addition of pseudoephedrine or damphetamine to promethazine would ameliorate its adverse effects...
June 2005: Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
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April 1950: Journal of Aviation Medicine
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October 8, 1949: La Presse Médicale
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October 1949: Journal of Aviation Medicine
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