52 Aerospace Medicine
Includes the biological and physiological effects of atmospheric and space flight (weightlessness, space radiation, acceleration, and altitude stress) on the human being; and the prevention of adverse effects of those environments. For psychological and behavioral effects of aerospace environments see 53 Behavioral Science. For the effects of space on animals and plants see 51 Life Sciences.
Aerospace Medicine – That branch of medicine dealing with the studies and effects of flight through the atmosphere or in space upon the human body and with the prevention or cure of physiological or psychological malfunctions arising from these effects. NASA Thesaurus, Washington, DC: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use. Wm. H. Allen, ed., 1965. NASA SP-7.
Exhaustive Interest : All general biological and physiological studies and effects of atmospheric and space flight on the human being.
Selective Interest : Stress, physiological, and radiation effects of conventional medicine on the human being with direct application to aerospace flight and environments.
Negative Interest : Medicine, pharmacology, and radiation effects of conventional medicine and biology with no aerospace applications.
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