- Posts Tagged "laser eye injury"
LASER exposure continues to be an increasingly frequent problem in both military and civilian aviation. Typically, these exposures arise from people pointing green commercial LASERs directly at flying aircraft. The FAA has been tracking the number of[...]read more
A separate post written as a resource for pilots and aircrew on LASER exposure/eye injury can be found here. The crux of aerospace medicine is the identification of medical conditions that lead to sudden and unanticipated incapacitation of the[...]read more
Not surprising, but a reminder for the importance of wearing hearing protection. Who wants to go deaf early?!
Noise Exposure and Hearing Impairment in Air Force Pilots: Military pilots had elevated prevalence of hearing impairment. Increased flight time/year and flying fast jets associated with elevated risk of hearing deterioration. #AMHPjournal #crewhealth
How the human body copes with 19 solid hours of air travel? #travelhealth #longhaul
How @NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space: The rigors of interplanetary travel are not for everybody. #Spacemedicine #humansinspace
Study of the impact of long-duration space missions at the International Space Station on the astronaut microbiome: Composition of astronauts’ microbiome is altered during space travel. #spacemedicine #microgravity #inmunology