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Godilo-Godlevskiĭ, A V Nagovitsin, N D Evseeva, S N Moskalenko
The article is concerned with the topical issue of aeromedicine--diagnosis and correction of the vegetative dysfunction of the aircrew. Causative factors leading to the dysfunction are discussed. Clinical and instrumental methods of the valuation of vegetative status and vegetative supporting of activity are studied. The data of researches is represented; the possibility of the correction of elicited variant of the vegetative dysfunctions with the help of drug and drug-free modalities is evaluated.
August 2010: Voenno-medit︠s︡inskiĭ Zhurnal
Charles J Sonday, Jennifer Axelband, Jeanne Jacoby, Robert Higgins, Duane Crider
INTRODUCTION: Although there is a general agreement that rapid sequence intubation (RSI) is the preferred technique for intubation in aeromedical care, several pharamacological regimens have been employed without clear evidence of which is superior. HYPOTHESIS: This study was designed to compare the use of etomidate (ETOM) with that of thiopental (THIO) as an adjunctive agent used with succinylcholine (SCh) for RSI in an urban, aeromedical system. METHODS: This was a retrospective, before-and-after study utilizing computer-assisted chart review...
September 2005: Prehospital and Disaster Medicine
H A Reimann
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 1971: Aerospace Medicine
J La Puma, M Balskus
Emergency aeromedical systems have become an integral part of the practice of critical care medicine. These systems provide specialized care to the severely injured, including transport to the nearest trauma center with the highest level. Aeromedical physicians and nurses called to care for injured indigent patients, however, may be placed at odds with the financial interests of their institution. "Patient dumping" in aeromedicine may lead to ethical, legal, professional, and regulatory dilemmas for emergency professionals and health care institutions...
March 1988: Journal of Emergency Medicine
M B Heller
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July 1989: Annals of Emergency Medicine
S L Chapin
Although the advantages of flight at high altitude were early recognized, so also were the physiological problems standing in the way of its realization. The idea of surmounting such problems by means of a pressurized cabin was advocated as early as 1909, while the first attempt to translate the concept into actuality occurred in 1921. Neither it nor several successive attempts enjoyed any real success until a project launched by the U. S. Air Corps in 1935 produced a breakthrough aircraft designated the XC-35...
1991: History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
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