Accession Number : AD0760813

Title :   The Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory Guide to Medical Monitoring of Environmental Stress.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OHIO

Report Date : FEB 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : The guide was prepared as an aid to medical officers assigned to the Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory who must assume responsibility as medical monitors for laboratory studies of environmental stress. Medical problems associated with specific environmental stresses are reviewed by individuals actively engaged in research in these areas. A general guide to the treatment of medical emergencies is presented, as well as Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory policy to be used in the event of an accident. General problems of physiological monitoring and equipment safety are discussed. A bibliography is included. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), MONITORS), (*AEROSPACE MEDICINE, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY)), TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, ACCELERATION TOLERANCE, ALTITUDE, VIBRATION, IMPACT SHOCK, TEMPERATURE, HANDBOOKS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE