Accession Number : AD0635614

Title :   ASTROSTOMATOLOGY. DENTAL STANDARDS FOR THE SELECTION AND EXAMINATION OF SPACE CREWMEN.

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : HARTLEY, Jack L. ; Hall,Gaylord L.

Report Date : JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The report establishes guidelines for the necessary dental standards, examination procedures, and treatment criteria in support of manned space missions and simulated flights. Included are initial and final screening requirements, the establishment of oral hygiene and preventive measures, and treatment recommendations. The preflight examination, in-flight monitoring, and postflight examinations for both chamber and actual flights are presented. A format for reporting the dental protocol of these flights is included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SPACE CREWS, MEDICAL EXAMINATION), (*DENTISTRY, SPACE CREWS), SELECTION, MOUTH, TEETH, STANDARDS, ASTRONAUTS, PATHOLOGY, HYGIENE

Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE