Accession Number : AD0714015

Title :   A Brief Description of Five Published Papers Relating to Work Partially Supported by a Ministry of Defence (Air) Extra-Mural Research Grant on: The Use of Lower Body Suction and Similar Techniques in the Study of Cardiovascular Reactions to Flight.

Corporate Author : FLYING PERSONNEL RESEARCH COMMITTEE LONDON (ENGLAND)

Report Date : FEB 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Brief summaries are given of the following projects: Arterial inflow to the human forearm during exposure of the limb to pressures below atmospheric; Some effects on the blood vessels of the human forearm of local exposure to pressures below atmospheric; An assessment of various methods of treatment of idiopathic orthostatic hypotension; An electromagnetic pressure generator for testing frequency response of transducers and catheter systems; and A design for the 'dome' of a medical pressure transducer.

Descriptors :   (*CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM, FLIGHT), (*AVIATION MEDICINE, CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM), PHYSIOLOGY, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), BLOOD VESSELS, BLOOD CIRCULATION, LOW PRESSURE, BLOOD PRESSURE, BAROMETRIC PRESSURE

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE