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Timboe AM. You're the flight surgeon: seborrheic dermatitis. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(1):68-70.
January 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29196770/effect-of-gravity-acceleration-on-choroidal-and-retinal-nerve-fiber-layer-thickness-a-swept-source-optical-coherence-tomography-study
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Dong Yoon Kim, Jiho Song, Jin Young Kim, Kyungpil Choi, Sungmin Hyung, Ju Byung Chae
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of gravity acceleration on choroidal and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness using swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). Methods: Thirteen healthy volunteers who planned to participate in human centrifuge training as part of the flight surgeon selection process enrolled this study. During centrifuge training, gravity was gradually increased up to six times that of sea level. All subjects underwent complete ophthalmologic examination and three-dimensional wide-scanning SS-OCT imaging (DRI OCT-1 Atlantis; Topcon, Tokyo, Japan)...
December 1, 2017: Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29183535/major-general-malcolm-c-grow-m-d-1887-1960-soldier-surgeon-airman
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Tyler R Walker, Scott W Cowan, Charles J Yeo, Alec C Beekley
World War I (WWI) and World War II (WWII) both presented physicians with challenges unseen before in history. New inventions such as the machine gun and poisonous gas in WWI and the massive aircraft battles in WWII required physicians and surgeons to adapt and innovate to provide the best care and preventative measures for service members. One physician, Malcolm Cummings Grow, distinguished himself as an innovator, a researcher, and a leader. His contributions to the field of military medicine, flight surgery, and medical administration led to countless lives being saved during the two World Wars and laid the groundwork for many different combat protective equipment still in use today...
November 1, 2017: American Surgeon
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29161391/an-overview-of-space-medicine
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P D Hodkinson, R A Anderton, B N Posselt, K J Fong
Space medicine is fundamental to the human exploration of space. It supports survival, function and performance in this challenging and potentially lethal environment. It is international, intercultural and interdisciplinary, operating at the boundaries of exploration, science, technology and medicine. Space medicine is also the latest UK specialty to be recognized by the Royal College of Physicians in the UK and the General Medical Council. This review introduces the field of space medicine and describes the different types of spaceflight, environmental challenges, associated medical and physiological effects, and operational medical considerations...
December 1, 2017: British Journal of Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29157345/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Lusterio LR. You're the flight surgeon: Huntington's disease. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(12):1137-1139.
December 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29157344/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Newbold PR. You're the flight surgeon: acute appendicitis. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(12):1134-1137.
December 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29157343/cross-sectional-analysis-of-commonly-prescribed-medications-in-military-aviation
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Lincoln G Ropp, Sean P Haight, Michael B Prudhomme, Elizabeth L Ropp
BACKGROUND: Medication use by naval aviators, either prescription or over-the-counter, is not always relayed to the flight surgeon, resulting in unsafe flying environments. Many medications have debilitating effects that prohibit their use during aviation. Education and availability of resources on approved medications for flight status personnel is lacking. METHODS: A retrospective search of the Department of Defense Composite Health Care System (DoD CHCS) was conducted from five geographic locations...
December 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046183/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Pelligra S. You're the flight surgeon: decompression illness following altitude chamber exposure. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(11):1052-1055.
November 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046182/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Speakman RO. You're the flight surgeon: hypertension, when it doesn't add up. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(11):1049-1052.
November 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29046180/aircrew-and-handheld-laser-exposure
#10
Kevin C Dietrich
BACKGROUND: Laser devices are ubiquitous in everyday operations. These devices pose a hazard to the eye and numerous injuries have been documented. However, there lies a misunderstanding in the propensity to damage aircrews' eyes during an exposure. Patient encounters and article review is presented in hopes to raise awareness that aircrew laser exposure at altitude, outside of critical phases of flight, is a distraction and not a threat. Also, to propose a change to Air Force policy regarding such exposures and further educating flight surgeons...
November 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29040454/to-fly-as-a-pilot-after-cardiac-surgery
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Thomas Syburra, Ed Nicol, Stuart Mitchell, Denis Bron, Ulrich Rosendahl, John Pepper
Aircrew are responsible for safe and reliable aircraft operations. Cardiovascular disease accounts for 50% of all pilot licences declined or withdrawn for medical reasons in Western Europe and is the most common cases of sudden incapacitation in flight. Aircrew retirement age is increasing (up to age 65) in a growing number of airlines and the burden of subclinical, but potentially significant, coronary atherosclerosis is unknown in qualified pilots above age 40. Safety considerations are paramount in aviation medicine, and the most dreaded cardiovascular complications are thromboembolic events and rhythm disturbances due to their potential for sudden incapacitation...
October 13, 2017: European Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923151/eugene-coler-flight-surgeon-and-world-war-i-ace
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Rick Allnutt
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923150/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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McCoy RP. You're the flight surgeon: myxopapillary ependymoma. Aersop Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(10):970-973.
October 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923149/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Woolley RB. You're the flight surgeon: hypertension. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(10):967-970.
October 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28923140/working-memory-capacity-and-surgical-performance-while-exposed-to-mild-hypoxic-hypoxemia
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Paul J Parker, Andrew J Manley, Ross Shand, John P O'Hara, Adrian Mellor
INTRODUCTION: Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) helicopters fly at altitudes of 3000 m in Afghanistan (9843 ft). Civilian hospitals and disaster-relief surgical teams may have to operate at such altitudes or even higher. Mild hypoxia has been seen to affect the performance of novel tasks at flight levels as low as 5000 ft. Aeromedical teams frequently work in unpressurized environments; it is important to understand the implications of this mild hypoxia and investigate whether supplementary oxygen systems are required for some or all of the team members...
October 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28886789/air-repatriation-with-a-medium-sized-pneumothorax-without-thoracic-tube-a-special-case-of-a-repatriation-accompanied-by%C3%A2-an%C3%A2-experienced-surgeon
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Melissa B Blau, Michael Weinlich, Werner Lauchart, Stefan Piatek, Felix Walcher
We report on the repatriation of a 28-year old female from Germany, who was involved in a serious bus accident and was transported to the nearest hospital in Oruro, Bolivia. CT scans and x-rays performed in this hospital demonstrated a complete pneumothorax right. Thorax drainage was inserted, which was removed after 5 days. Since the hospital refused to acknowledge the presence of a residual middle-sized pneumothorax on the repatriation day and did not want to insert another tube, the decision was made to repatriate the patient on commercial flight back home to Germany without a thoracic tube...
September 2017: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818152/dr-william-carpentier-apollo-11-flight-surgeon
#17
Mark R Campbell
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818151/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Hatcher DR. You're the flight surgeon: migraine aura without headaches. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(9):887-891.
September 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28818150/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
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Casstevens EA. You're the flight surgeon: an unexpected twist. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(9):884-887.
September 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28720194/you-re-the-flight-surgeon
#20
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Harris Graessle CL. You're the flight surgeon: coccidioidomycosis. Aerosp Med Hum Perform. 2017; 88(8):796-800.
August 1, 2017: Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance
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