Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments

Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments

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Discusses medical considerations with respect to mountain environments, high altitudes, and conditions below sea level. Includes researched information and illustrations on human adaptation to these harsh environments and the physical, cognitive, and psychological effects of exposure. Addresses the medical aspects of several special environments: aboard ships at sea, the hyperbaric world of diving, supersonic aviation, spaceflight, and chemical-biological protective suits.For most of their length the summits are from 6, 000 to 8, 000 m (20, 000-26, 000 ft) high. ... It is not surprising that, given greatly delayed and wavering leadership from London or Delhi, the hardships they ... torn by deceit and murder, as well as many independent guerilla factions, often operating independently and at oddsanbsp;...

Title:Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments
Author:Kent B. Pandolf, R. E. Burr
Publisher:Government Printing Office - 2001


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