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Aerospace Medicine

  • By: Phillip C. Usera
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Aerospace medicine is a branch of preventive medicine, or occupational medicine, concerned with the health and safety of aircrew and passengers exposed to the aerospace environment. Practitioners and researchers apply principles of atmospheric physics and environmental physiology in ...

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