Book 2016

Space Physiology and Medicine

From Evidence to Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4939-6650-9 (Print) 978-1-4939-6652-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Introduction to Space Medicine

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-57

      Evolution of Human Capabilities and Space Medicine

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      Pages 59-94

      The Environment of Space Exploration

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      Pages 95-134

      Living and Working in Space: An Overview of Physiological Adaptation, Performance, and Health Risks

  3. Space Craft Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 135-135

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      Pages 137-153

      Toxicology

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      Pages 155-167

      Microbiology

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      Pages 169-196

      Acoustics and Audition

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      Pages 197-224

      Radiation Health and Protection

  4. Space Flight and Crew Health: Adaptation, Pathophysiology, Rehabilitation, and Countermeasures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 225-225

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      Pages 227-244

      Cardiopulmonary System: Aeromedical Considerations

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      Pages 245-282

      Neurology

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      Pages 283-305

      Regulatory Physiology

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      Pages 307-321

      Metabolism and Nutrition

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      Pages 323-346

      Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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      Pages 347-365

      Musculoskeletal Adaptation to Space Flight

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      Pages 367-389

      Behavioral Health and Performance

  5. Occupational Health and Safety Issues in Space Flight

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 391-391

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      Pages 393-421

      Principles of Crew Health Monitoring and Care

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      Chapter

      Pages 423-437

      International Dimension of Space Medicine

  6. Ground-Based and Academic Training Programs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 439-439

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      Pages 441-461

      Simulations and Analogs (Test-Beds)

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      Pages 463-477

      Training in Space Medicine

  7. Future Perspectives

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 479-479

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      Chapter

      Pages 481-488

      Commercial Space Tourism and Space as a Biomedical Laboratory

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 489-509