Accession Number : ADA017453

Title :   Aeromedical Implications of Recent Experience with Communicable Disease.

Descriptive Note : Conference proceedings,

Corporate Author : ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PARIS (FRANCE)

Personal Author(s) : Mammen,R. E.

Report Date : SEP 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 79

Abstract : The report contains papers which review the following topics: (1) Epidemiologic investigations of communicable disease occurring in military or civilian aircrew and passengers or civilian populations where outbreaks can be identified as being related to air operations; (2) the role of immunization programs in the epidemiology of communicable disease among aircrews and civilian populations; (3) epidemiology, detection and diagnosis, treatment and prevention of communicable disease of aeromedical significance; (4) vector borne diseases which can be introduced into susceptible areas by air operations involving prodromal cases of disease, or the vector; (5) studies and investigations of closed space environments and communicable disease outbreaks in aircrews and the implications for the civilian population of aeromedically important diseases.

Descriptors :   *Meetings, *Communicable diseases, *Aviation medicine, Immunization, Immunology, Therapy, Epidemiology, Disease vectors, Diagnosis(Medicine), Flight crews, Preventive medicine, Virus diseases, Infectious diseases, Parasitic diseases, Food poisoning, Tropical medicine, Bacterial diseases

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE