Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine applies current understanding in medicine, physiology and the behavioural sciences to the medical challenges and stresses that are faced by both civil and military aircrew, and their passengers, on a daily basis.
The fifth edition of this established textbook has been revised and updated by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced contributors, and includes new chapters on space physiology and medicine, passenger safety, rotary wing operation by land and sea, and UAVs. It remains the recommended textbook for those studying for the Diploma in Aviation Medicine of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians, recognized worldwide as a standard in the field, and for similar overseas qualifications.
Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine remains an essential companion for all civil and military aviation medicine practitioners, both when preparing for professional examinations and in daily practice, and for those in the many disciplines of the behavioural and life sciences that include some study of aviation, its physiology and related issues. It is also recommended reading for those with a wider interest in the medical problems of professional or recreational flying, air transport and the aviation industry.
Edited by Professor David P. Gradwell, professor of aerospace medicine, King's College London; honorary consultant in aviation medicine, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, King's Health Partners; and civilian consultant advisor in aviation medicine (Royal Air Force), UK Air Commodore David J. Rainford, retired consultant physician and consultant adviser in renal disease (Royal Air Force); previously, defence postgraduate medical dean, consultant physician to the UK Civil Aviation Authority and senior consultant adviser in medicine to the Royal Air Force of Oman
AVIATION PHYSIOLOGY AND AIRCREW SYSTEMS The Earth's Atmosphere David Gradwell Cardiovascular Physiology Jane Ward Respiratory Physiology Jane Ward Hypoxia and Hyperventilation David Gradwell Prevention of Hypoxia David Gradwell The Pressure Cabin and Life Support Equipment David Gradwell Effects of and Protection Against Long Duration Acceleration Nicholas Green Short Duration Acceleration Mathew Lewis Head Injury and Protection Mathew Lewis Restraint Systems and Escape From Aircraft Mathew Lewis Human Physiology in the Thermal Environment Michael Tipton and Graeme Maidment Thermal Protection and Survival Graeme Maidment and Michael Tipton Vibration J.R. Rollin Stott Anthropometry and Aircrew Equipment Mathew Lewis and Michael Trudgill Physiology of Sleep and Wakefulness Lyn Caldwell Optics and Vision Robert Scott and Paul Wright Spatial Orientation and Disorientation in Flight J.R. Rollin Stott and A.J. Benson PHYSIOLOGY AND MEDICINE Space Physiology and Medicine Michael Barratt CLINICAL AVIATION MEDICINE International Regulation of Medicine Standards Anthony Evans, Sally Evans, and Gwynn Harper Aeromedical Risk - A Numerical Approach Anthony Evans Cardiovascular Disease Michael Joy and Gordon Williams Hypertension Edward Nicol Respiratory Disease Gary Davies Aviation Gastroenterology and Hepatology Gareth Corbett Metabolic and Endocrine Disorders Raymond Johnston Renal Disease Andrew Timperley Haematology Paul Giangrande Malignant Disease Tania Jagathesan Neurological Disease Ralph Gregory and Damian Jenkins Ophthalmology Robert Scott and Paul Wright Otorhinolaryngology Saliya Caldera Aviation Psychiatry Geoff Reid Orthopaedics Ian Sargeant and John Kendrew Clinical Management of Decompression Illness Jane Risdall Medication and Aircrew Andrew Timperley Aviator Fatigue and Fatigue Counter-Measures John Caldwell Infectious Disease and Air Travel Andrew Green, David Hagen, and David Mulvaney HIV, AIDS and Related Issues Ewan Hutchison Cabin Crew Health Nigel Dowdall Commercial Passenger Fitness To Fly Mike Bagshaw Military Aeromedical Evacuation Ian Mollan Critical Care in the Air Neil Mcguire Civilian Aeromedical Retrieval Geoff Tothill OPERATIONAL AVIATION MEDICINE Selection and Training Robert Bor, Carina Eriksen, and Margaret Oakes Crew Resource Management Stephen Jarvis Air Traffic Control John Roberts Errors and Accidents Sarah Harris The Flight Deck and Cockpit Mike Bagshaw In-Flight Communications Matt Peacock Aircrew and Cosmic Radiation Robert Hunter and Rick Tanner Motion Sickness J.R. Rollin Stott And Alan Benson Passenger Safety in Civil Aviation Nigel Dowdall Rotary Wing Operation by Land and Sea Mark Adams Uninhabited Air Vehicles Dale Daborn Aircraft Hygiene Mike Kelly Aviation Pathology and Accident Investigation Mathew Lewis and Graeme Maidment