Basic Flight Physiology

ISBN-10: 007149488X
ISBN-13: 9780071494885
Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $69.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

The #1 Guide to Flight Physiology_Now Updated and Expanded with the Latest INSIGHTS for ENHANCING AIRCREW SAFE PERFORMANCE! The Third Edition of "Basic Flight Physiology" has been completely updated and expanded with information on THAT WILL REDUCE PILOT IMPAIRMENT IN FLIGHT. This definitive guide to PHYSIOLOGICAL human factors in the flying environment provides a wealth of preventive measures pilots can take to anticipate and compensate for HUMAN FACTORS that cause 70% of all aviation accidents. Packed with over 100 INFORMATIVE illustrations, this resource contains UNDERSTANDABLE coverage of THE MANY PHYSIOLOGICAL FACTORS THAT AFFECT PILOT PERFORMANCE PLUS crew resource management, in-flight medical emergencies, health maintenance programs, and more. The Third Edition of "Basic Flight Physiology" features: Methods for dealing with vertigo and DISORIENTATION Critical information on tolerance to FATIGUE Techniques for handling self-imposed and environmental stresses Guidance on the effects of caffeine, alcohol, and OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS Explore Every Aspect of "Medical Airworthiness": - Human Factors Defined - Basic Human Anatomy - The Atmosphere - Situation Awareness - Altitude Physiology - Hearing and Vibration - Vision - Orientation - Self-Imposed Medical Stress - Environmental Stresses - Sleep, Jet Lag, and Fatigue - Acceleration - Crew Resource Management - Human Factors of Automation - In-Flight Medical Emergencies - Health Maintenance Program - Medical Standards, Regulation, and Certification

Foreword
Foreword from first edition
Introduction
Human Factors Defined
Basic Human Anatomy
The Atmosphere
Situation Awareness
Altitude Physiology
Hearing and Vibration
Vision
Orientation
Self-Imposed Medical Stresses
Environmental Stresses
Sleep, Jet Lag, and Fatigue
Acceleration
Crew Resource Management (CRM)
Human Factors of Automation
In-Flight Medical Emergencies
Health Maintenance Program
Medical Standards, Regulation, and Certification
Glossary
Recommended resources for aerospace medicine and flight physiology
Index

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