Biomedical results of the Space Shuttle Program

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Notes

  • "Sponsored by the Human Research Program and supported by the Medical Informatics and Health Care Systems Branch of the Space Medicine Division and by the Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Division, Space Life Sciences Directorate, NASA Johnson Space Center"--Title page verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-389) and index.

Contents

  • History of Space Shuttle biomedical research and operations / Charles F. Sawin and William H. Paloski -- Medical operations overview. Space Shuttle Program medical operations : crew health and medical care / Philip C. Stepaniak -- Space Shuttle crew selection/retention standards / Smith L. Johnston, W. Edward Powers, and Sam L. Pool -- Space Shuttle crew and family health care / Paul S. Stoner, Jr. -- Biomedical research overview / John B. Charles, Dennis J. Grounds, and Melvin C. Buderer -- System-specific adaptations/responses and countermeasures. Ophthalmologic principles and concerns / C. Robert Gibson [and three others] -- Ear, nose and throat and auditory issues / Bobby R. Alford, Jonathan B. Clark, and Richard W. Danielson -- Dental and oral health considerations / Michael H. Hodapp -- Cardiovascular issues / Douglas R. Hamilton and Steven H. Platts --^Pulmonary function / G. Kim Prisk, Craig L. Fischer, and J. Michael Duncan --^Gastrointestinal physiology and function : a pharmacotherapeutic perspective / Lakshmi Putcha, Jason L. Boyd, Zalman Vaksman, and Andre Dubois -- Renal, genitourinary, and gynecological health issues / Jeffrey A. Jones, Richard T. Jennings. and Ellen S. Baker -- Endocrine and biochemical functions / Scott M. Smith, Sara R. Zwart, and Carolyn L. Huntoon -- Neurovestibular/sensorimotor system / Millard F. Reschke [and six others] -- Musculoskeletal system / Jeffrey W. Ryder, Richard A. Scheuring, and Linda C. Shackelford -- Hematology considerations / Craig L. Fischer and Kathleen A. McMonigal -- Immune system / Diana Risin [and five others] -- Behavioral health and performance support / Walter E. Sipes. Laura K. Barger, and Charles A. Czeisler -- Multisystem issues and countermeasures. Nutrition / Sara R. Zwart and Scott M. Smith --^Pharmacotherapeutic operations and research in space / Lakshmi Putcha [and six others] --^Exercise : developing countermeasure systems for optimizing astronaut performance in space / Judith C. Hayes [and four others] -- Extravehicular activities / Michael L/ Gernhardt [and four others] -- Environmental stressors : toxicology and microbiology / John T. James, C. Mark Ott, and Duane L. Pierson -- Space radiation concerns / Francis A. Cucinotta
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