Summary: Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air aircraft.
Publications222 found, 100 shown here
- G-induced loss of consciousness: case-control study of 78 G-Locs in the F-15, F-16, and A-10Nereyda L Sevilla
Department of Preventive Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:370-4. 2005....
- Flight display dynamics and compensatory head movements in pilotsJeremy Beer
Laser Vehicle Engagement Simulator Laboratory, Naval Health Research Center Directed Energy Bioeffects Laboratory NHRC DET DEBL, 8315 Navy Road, Brooks AFB, TX 78235 5365, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:579-86. 2007..In a synthetic cockpit, the flight display was manipulated to test whether changing the visual reference frame would alter OKCR...
- Association between respiratory tract diseases and secondhand smoke exposure among never smoking flight attendants: a cross-sectional surveyJon O Ebbert
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Environ Health 6:28. 2007..We undertook this study to evaluate the association between accumulated flight time in smoky airplane cabins and respiratory tract diseases in a cohort of never smoking flight attendants...
- Teamwork and team training in the ICU: where do the similarities with aviation end?Tom W Reader
Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, UK, WC2A 2AE
Crit Care 15:313. 2011The aviation industry has made significant progress in identifying the skills and behaviors that result in effective teamwork...
- Error, stress, and teamwork in medicine and aviation: cross sectional surveysJ B Sexton
University of Texas Human Factors Research Project, 1609 Shoal Creek Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78701, USA
BMJ 320:745-9. 2000..To survey operating theatre and intensive care unit staff about attitudes concerning error, stress, and teamwork and to compare these attitudes with those of airline cockpit crew...
- Comparing safety climate in naval aviation and hospitals: implications for improving patient safetySara J Singer
Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
Health Care Manage Rev 35:134-46. 2010..However, comparisons only among hospitals may underestimate the improvement required. Comparison of hospitals with analogous industries may provide a broader perspective on the safety status of our nation's hospitals...
- Aviation dentistry: current concepts and practiceY Zadik
Zrifin Central Dental Clinic, The Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, The IDF Dental Forensic Team, Medical Corps, Israel Defense Forces, Jerusalem, Israel
Br Dent J 206:11-6. 2009..Moreover, dentists should prevent the creation of in-flight hazards when treating aircrew members. The aim of this article is to introduce the concepts of aviation (aerospace) medicine and dentistry.
- Functional magnetic resonance imaging of mental strategy in a simulated aviation performance taskM Peres
Institut de Medecine Aerospatiale du Service de Sante des Armees, Bretigny sur Orge, France
Aviat Space Environ Med 71:1218-31. 2000The objective of this study was to analyze the sensory and cognitive functions associated with activated brain regions characterizing mental strategy relative to degree of expertise in aviation-related tasks.
- Can aviation-based team training elicit sustainable behavioral change?Harry C Sax
Department of Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02906, USA
Arch Surg 144:1133-7. 2009To quantify effects of aviation-based crew resource management training on patient safety-related behaviors and perceived personal empowerment.
- The challenge of regional accents for aviation English language proficiency standards: a study of difficulties in understanding in air traffic control-pilot communicationsT Tiewtrakul
Department of Systems Engineering and Human Factors, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, UK
Ergonomics 53:229-39. 2010Although English has been the international aviation language since 1951, formal language proficiency testing for key aviation personnel has only recently been implemented by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)...
- Risk management in mental health: applying lessons from commercial aviationSimon Hatcher
Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Australas Psychiatry 18:4-6. 2010..Commercial aviation has a similar task in preventing rare but catastrophic accidents...
- Monitoring antioxidant defenses and free radical production in space-flight, aviation and railway engine operators, for the prevention and treatment of oxidative stress, immunological impairment, and pre-mature cell agingC De Luca
Lab Tissue Engineering and Cutaneous Physiopathology, Istituto Dermopatico dell Immacolata IRCCS, Via Monti di Creta, Rome, Italy
Toxicol Ind Health 25:259-67. 2009..Long route aviation pilots display elevated oncogenic risk, connected with cosmic radiation overexposure, and high mortality rates ..
- [Improvement of team competence in the operating room : Training programs from aviation]C E Schmidt
Geschäftsführung Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH, Akademische Lehrkrankenhäuser der Universität zu Köln, Zentralverwaltung, Koln, Deutschland
Anaesthesist 59:717-22, 724-6. 2010..Human performance can be supported by well-trained interpersonal skills which are evolved in CRM training. In combination these training programs make a significant contribution to maintaining patient safety...
- A multicenter trial of aviation-style training for surgical teamsKen R Catchpole
Quality Reliability Safety and Teamwork Unit, Nuffield Department of Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
J Patient Saf 6:180-6. 2010This study measured the effect of aviation-style team training on 3 surgical teams from different specialties...
- [Personal traits and a sense of job-related stress in a military aviation crew]Milanko Cabarkapa
Filozofski fakultet, Beograd, Srbija
Vojnosanit Pregl 68:143-9. 2011..Since these changes are particularly common in military aviation, this study examined the way military aviation crew experiences job-related stress during a regular aviation ..
- A geospatial analysis of the effects of aviation gasoline on childhood blood lead levelsMarie Lynn Miranda
Children s Environmental Health Initiative, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
Environ Health Perspect 119:1513-6. 2011b>Aviation gasoline, commonly referred to as avgas, is a leaded fuel used in small aircraft. Recent concern about the effects of lead emissions from planes has motivated the U.S. Environmental Protection to consider regulating leaded avgas.
- The role of the airline transportation network in the prediction and predictability of global epidemicsVittoria Colizza
School of Informatics and Center for Biocomplexity, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47401, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2015-20. 2006..These measures may be used for the analysis of containment policies and epidemic risk assessment...
- Safety lessons from aviationPhil Higton
Terema Ltd, Meadfield, Three Gates Lane, Haslemere, Surrey
Perfusion 20:191-3. 2005Thirty years ago the world of Commercial Aviation provided a challenging environment...
- Approaching the evidence basis for aviation-derived teamwork training in medicineMarina V Zeltser
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
Am J Med Qual 25:13-23. 2010..Training on such topics has been adapted from teamwork training programs used in military and commercial aviation, called crew resource management (CRM)...
- The age 60 rule: age discrimination in commercial aviationRobin Wilkening
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:194-202. 2002The Federal Aviation Administration's Age 60 Rule, promulgated in 1959, prohibits airline pilots from working in Part 121 operations once they have reached the age of 60...
- Cataract formation mechanisms and risk in aviation and space crewsJeffrey A Jones
NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:A56-66. 2007....
- Assessing the impact of airline travel on the geographic spread of pandemic influenzaRebecca F Grais
Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Eur J Epidemiol 18:1065-72. 2003..In addition, after recognition of pandemic onset in the focal city, the time lag for public health intervention is very short. These findings highlight the importance of coordinated global surveillance and pandemic planning...
- Navigating towards improved surgical safety using aviation-based strategiesLillian S Kao
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas 62008, USA
J Surg Res 145:327-35. 2008Safety practices in the aviation industry are being increasingly adapted to healthcare in an effort to reduce medical errors and patient harm...
- Translating teamwork behaviours from aviation to healthcare: development of behavioural markers for neonatal resuscitationE J Thomas
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Psychology, Human Factors Research Project, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:i57-64. 2004..recordings of neonatal resuscitations were used to identify some new teamwork behaviours, to translate existing aviation team behaviours to this setting, and to develop a data collection form...
- The evolution of Crew Resource Management training in commercial aviationR L Helmreich
Department of Psychology, Aerospace Crew Research Project, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Int J Aviat Psychol 9:19-32. 1999In this study, we describe changes in the nature of Crew Resource Management (CRM) training in commercial aviation, including its shift from cockpit to crew resource management. Validation of the impact of CRM is discussed...
- The complexity of team training: what we have learned from aviation and its applications to medicineW R Hamman
Qual Saf Health Care 13:i72-9. 2004..education in performing the research, identifying performance measurements, and modifying educational curricula for the advancement of interdisciplinary teams, based on the complexity of team training identified in commercial aviation.
- How to turn a team of experts into an expert medical team: guidance from the aviation and military communitiesC S Burke
Department of Psychology, and Institute for Simulation and Training, University of Central Florida, 3280 Progress Drive, Orlando, FL 32826 USA
Qual Saf Health Care 13:i96-104. 2004..Over the past 20 years the military and aviation communities have made a large investment in understanding teams and their requisite training requirements...
- Patient handover from surgery to intensive care: using Formula 1 pit-stop and aviation models to improve safety and qualityKen R Catchpole
Nuffield Department of Surgery, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Paediatr Anaesth 17:470-8. 2007We aimed to improve the quality and safety of handover of patients from surgery to intensive care using the analogy of a Formula 1 pit stop and expertise from aviation.
- From aviation to medicine: applying concepts of aviation safety to risk management in ambulatory careR Wilf-Miron
Department of Risk Management, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
Qual Saf Health Care 12:35-9. 2003The development of a medical risk management programme based on the aviation safety approach and its implementation in a large ambulatory healthcare organisation is described. The following key safety principles were applied: (1)...
- Public health impact of large airportsW Passchier
Health Council of The Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands
Rev Environ Health 15:83-96. 2000..It was concluded that, generally, integrated health assessments are not available. Such assessments, as part of sustainable mobility policy, should accompany the further development of the global aviation system.
- Understanding diagnostic errors in medicine: a lesson from aviationH Singh
Division of Health Policy and Quality, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Qual Saf Health Care 15:159-64. 2006..Situational awareness is a model that is primarily used in aviation human factors research that can encompass both the cognitive and the systems roots of such errors...
- Global traffic and disease vector dispersalAndrew J Tatem
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:6242-7. 2006..In contrast, An. gambiae has rarely spread from Africa, which we suggest is partly due to the low volume of sea traffic from the continent and, until very recently, a European destination for most flights...
- Changes in the ocular and nasal signs and symptoms of aircrews in relation to the ban on smoking on intercontinental flightsG Wieslander
Department of Medical Sciences and Asthma Research Centre, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Sweden
Scand J Work Environ Health 26:514-22. 2000..This study determined the influence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in aircraft on measured and perceived cabin air quality (CAQ), symptoms, tear-film stability, nasal patency, and biomarkers in nasal lavage fluid...
- Trends in cabin air quality of commercial aircraft: industry and passenger perspectivesMartin B Hocking
Department of Chemistry, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Rev Environ Health 17:1-49. 2002..Also suggested are some measures that passengers can take to help improve their comfort and decrease their risk of illness, particularly on long-haul flights...
- Risk factors of jet fuel combustion productsIrene Tesseraux
UMEG Umweltmessungen, Umwelterhebungen und Gerätesicherheit, Grossoberfeld 3, D 76135 Karlsruhe, Germany
Toxicol Lett 149:295-300. 2004..The analysis of such data shows that there is an impact on the air quality of the adjacent communities, but this impact does not result in levels higher than those in a typical urban environment...
- Hearing in military pilots: one-time audiometry in pilots of fighters, transports, and helicoptersMarc Raynal
Hôspital d instruction des Armées HIA Percy, Clamart, France
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:57-61. 2006..We have determined the audiometric profiles of pilots as a function of age and type of aircraft (i.e., fighter, transport, helicopter) and have searched for risk factors of deafness other than noise in a pilot population...
- Do short international layovers allow sufficient opportunity for pilots to recover?Nicole Lamond
The Centre for Sleep Research, The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Chronobiol Int 23:1285-94. 2006..As a result, their response speed prior to the inbound flight is substantially slower than the response speed of flight crew with a longer layover...
- [Medical control on the state of pilots' health suffering from urologic diseases]A M Shelepov
Voen Med Zh 327:55-61, 96. 2006The complexity of flying work and human factor significance increase the responsibility of aviation physician for health and high working capacity of the flying staff...
- Supporting trust calibration and the effective use of decision aids by presenting dynamic system confidence informationJohn M McGuirl
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Hum Factors 48:656-65. 2006..To examine whether continually updated information about a system's confidence in its ability to perform assigned tasks improves operators' trust calibration in, and use of, an automated decision support system (DSS)...
- Approaches and landings at wrong airports: analysis of 54 incidents and 11 accidents, 1981-2004Alexander J De Voogt
Department of Work and Organizational Psychology, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:117-20. 2007..The objective was to gain insight into the circumstances of a wrong airport approach or landing as well as the moment at which the navigation error became apparent to the pilot...
- Developing operator capacity estimates for supervisory control of autonomous vehiclesM L Cummings
Humans and Automation Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Hum Factors 49:1-15. 2007..This study examined operators' capacity to successfully reallocate highly autonomous in-flight missiles to time-sensitive targets while performing secondary tasks of varying complexity...
- Walk the flight lineWaldo Waldman
Occup Health Saf 76:27. 2007
- Self-reported flight hours vs. company records for epidemiologic studies of flight attendantsBarbara Grajewski
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:806-10. 2004..Although there is increased interest in health effects studies of aircrew members, the differences between self-reported work history and company records, including effects on exposure assessment, are poorly characterized...
- Eastern minds in western cockpits: meta-analysis of human factors in mishaps from three nationsWen Chin Li
Psychology Department, National Defence University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:420-5. 2007b>Aviation accident rates vary in different regions; Asia and Africa have higher rates than Europe and America...
- Contact lenses and corrective flying spectacles in military aircrew--implications for flight safetyAndrew M Partner
Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, University Hospital Birmingham, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:661-5. 2005..We also asked if they had experienced any flight safety incidents (FSI) relating to their refractive correction...
- Neck exercises compared to muscle activation during aerial combat maneuversKevin J Netto
School of Science and Primary Industries, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory 0909, Australia
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:478-84. 2007..However, there is little known about these exercises in comparison to the demands on the neck musculature in flight...
- Dextroamphetamine use during B-2 combat missionsDavid N Kenagy
Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5300, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:381-6. 2004..Sortie durations were long (16.9 h) from one field and very long (35.3 h) from the other. Controversy exists concerning the use of stimulant medication, in part because of a paucity of combat data...
- [What are the peculiarities of management in respiratory insufficiency patients coupled with air travel? Air travel in patients undergoing long-term oxygen therapy]J Gonzalez-Bermejo
Service de Pneumologie et Réanimation et Centre SLA Ile de France, Groupe Hospitalier Pitie Salpetriere, Paris, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S30-4S33. 2007
- Visual neglect: occurrence and patterns in pilots in a simulated overnight flightMichael B Russo
US Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Fort Rucker, AL 36362, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:323-32. 2004..Visual perception was evaluated in military pilots during a simulated overnight flight to explore for the possible occurrence of visual neglect...
- Modelling the risk of noise-induced hearing loss among military pilotsPentti Kuronen
Finnish Air Force Headquarters, Tikkakoski, Finland
Int J Audiol 43:79-84. 2004Noise is a significant risk factor in aviation, especially in military aviation...
- Midair collisions: limitations of the see-and-avoid concept in civil aviationC Craig Morris
Bureau of Transportation Statistics, US Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:357-65. 2005Midair collisions cause loss of life and property and undermine general aviation; they also represent failures of the see-and-avoid concept in air traffic control. This study identifies limitations of the see-and-avoid concept.
- Aircraft crew radiation workplaces: comparison of measured and calculated ambient dose equivalent rate data using the EURADOS in-flight radiation data basePeter Beck
ARC Seibersdorf Research ARCS, Austria
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 118:182-9. 2006..Three observers from the Article 31 Group of Experts as well as one observer from the Joint Aviation Authorities (JAA) were also appointed. The European Commission funded the meetings...
- Decisions, endings, and new beginningsRobert F Dorr
Aerosp Am 43:6-8. 2005..The discussion of personnel recovery vehicles reports on development of an aircraft designed to rescue survivors during combat search and rescue missions...
- Aviation medicine in the United Kingdom: from the end of World War I to the end of World War II, 1919-1945T Michael Gibson
Corporate Health Ltd, Slough, Berkshire, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:689-91. 2005This is the second of three brief papers that summarize the history of Aviation Medicine in the Royal Air Force...
- Psoriatic arthritis in a military aviatorDaryl J Sulit
Marine Corps Air Station, Naval Branch Health Clinic, Beaufort, SC 29904 5020, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:684-8. 2005..We also review the medical literature on psoriatic arthritis disease and etanercept and discuss their aeromedical implications in military aviation.
- Automation in future air traffic management: effects of decision aid reliability on controller performance and mental workloadUlla Metzger
Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA
Hum Factors 47:35-49. 2005..Potential or actual applications of the results include the design of automation and procedures for future air traffic control systems...
- Blood glucose awareness training helps return insulin-treated aviators to the cockpitAlon Grossman
Israel Air Force Aeromedical Center, Israel
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:586-8. 2005Insulin-treated diabetes mellitus has traditionally been considered disqualifying for aviation duties, the major concern being the risk of hypoglycemia...
- Diagnostic categories among 232 military aircrew with musculoskeletal disabilitiesNarinder Taneja
Department of Human Engineering and Human Factors, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Indian Air Force, Bangalore, India
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:581-5. 2005..Analysis of the nature and cause of musculoskeletal disabilities can provide insight to assist in developing preventive and therapeutic intervention programs...
- Phobic fear of flying in aircrews: epidemiological aspects and comorbidityJesus Medialdea
Department of Psychiatry, Centro de Instrucción de Medicina Aerospacial, Madrid, Spain
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:566-8. 2005..Phobic fear of flying may affect aircrew members during any phase of their flying careers. Symptoms are beyond voluntary control and may lead patients to avoid flying and seek medical advice...
- Pilot mental workload: how well do pilots really perform?Charles H Morris
Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Sciences, Swinburne University of Technology, PO Box 218, Hawthorn, 3122 Victoria, Australia
Ergonomics 49:1581-96. 2006..and allocation hierarchy of aviate-navigate-communicate was examined, a hierarchy commonly used within the aviation industry...
- Effects of conflict alerting system reliability and task difficulty on pilots' conflict detection with cockpit display of traffic informationXidong Xu
Aviation Safety, Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company, P O Box 3707 MC 67 TC, Seattle, WA 98124 2207, USA
Ergonomics 50:112-30. 2007..The results point to the benefits of even imperfect automation in the strategic alerts characteristic of the CDTI, at least as long as this reliability remains high (above 80%)...
- A classification on human factor accident/incident of China civil aviation in recent twelve yearsXiao Li Luo
Civil Aviation Flight University of China, Sichuan Guanghan
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 17:318-21. 2004..To study human factor accident/incident occurred during 1990-2001 using new classification standard...
- Human systems integration in remotely piloted aircraft operationsAnthony P Tvaryanas
Unmanned Aircraft System Human Systems Integration Branch, 311th Human Systems Wing PER, U S Air Force, 2485 Gillingham Drive, Brooks City Base, TX 78235 5105, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 77:1278-82. 2006The role of humans in remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) is qualitatively different from manned aviation, lessening the applicability of aerospace medicine human factors knowledge derived from traditional cockpits...
- Trans-femoral amputee pilots: criteria for return to the fighter cockpitAlon Grossman
Israeli Air Force Aeromedical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:403-5. 2005..Adaptations are needed in the limb prostheses to enable the amputees to access the minimally spaced cockpit...
- Neck strength and myoelectric fatigue in fighter and helicopter pilots with a history of neck painBjorn Ang
Neurotec Department, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
Aviat Space Environ Med 76:375-80. 2005..The aim of this single-blinded cross-sectional study was to evaluate neck neuromuscular function in fighter and helicopter pilots who suffered from frequent neck pain...
- Human factors of powered flight: the Wright brothers' contributionsStanley R Mohler
Wright State University, School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45401, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:184-8. 2004..The Wrights' flight training school in Dayton included a flight simulator of their own design. The Wrights patented their practical airplane and flight control concepts, many of which are still in use today...
- Preventing G-induced loss of consciousness: 20 years of operational experienceTerence J Lyons
Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development, Tokyo, Japan
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:150-3. 2004Although anecdotal reports of G-induced loss of consciousness (G-LOC) in military aviation date back to before 1920, regular reporting did not begin until 1982...
- Desensitizing a pilot with a phobic response to required helicopter underwater escape trainingChristopher J Brooks
Survival Systems Ltd, 40 Mount Hope Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 4K9
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:618-23. 2007..A systematic desensitization program designed to help aircrew who have a phobic anxiety of the Helicopter Underwater Escape Training (HUET) has been developed...
- Permanent flying disqualifications of USAF pilots and navigators (1995-1999)Brian F McCrary
US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1117-21. 2002..The purpose of this study is to update the literature and to demonstrate that USAF efforts during the past 19 yr have improved our ability to retain experienced aviators...
- [What are the peculiarities of management of respiratory insufficiency patients coupled with air travel? Air travel in patients undergoing mechanical ventilation]D Orlikowski
Service de réanimation médicale et pôle de ventilation a domicile, Hopital Raymond Poincare, Garches, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S34-4S36. 2007
- Optic neuropathy following an altitude exposureAllan Steigleman
Navy Experimental Diving Unit, Panama City, FL 32407, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 74:985-9. 2003....
- World-wide radiation dosage calculations for air crew membersK O'BRIEN
Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011, USA
Adv Space Res 31:835-40. 2003..The program is now utilized by airline companies around the world and provides unification for subsequent world-wide studies on the effects of natural radiation on aircrew members...
- [Respiratory equipment and air travel: what problems, what solutions?]D Foret
Fédération ANTADIR, Paris, France
Rev Mal Respir 24:4S37-4S41. 2007
- Production compilation: a simple mechanism to model complex skill acquisitionNiels A Taatgen
Department Artificial Intelligence, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Hum Factors 45:61-76. 2003..Actual or potential applications of this research include the evaluation of user interfaces, the design of systems that support learning, and the building of user models...
- Risk factors for injuries during military parachutingJoseph J Knapik
U S Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 74:768-74. 2003..Parachuting is an activity performed by a variety of occupational groups including the military, firefighters (smoke jumpers), and rescue groups...
- Static line injuries of the biceps brachii in military parachutistsMart M F M Bressers
J Bone Joint Surg Am 85:1396-7; author reply 1397. 2003
- Configural features of helmet-mounted displays to enhance pilot situation awarenessJoseph C Jenkins
Department of Biomedical, Industrial, and Human Factors Engineering, 207 Russ Engineering Center, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 79:397-407. 2008..Configural displays have been shown to provide better performance for integration tasks, yet the design aspects of these displays which affect the formation of operator SA have not been determined...
- Redefining the approach to aircrew protection: helicopter aircrew integrated life support systemsEstrella M Forster
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:164-5. 2002
- Refuse-to-crash: NASA tackles loss of controlJohn W Croft
Aerosp Am 41:42-5. 2003....
- [Medical-psychological aspects of flying training of pilots for informal aviation structure]S K Soldatov
Aviakosm Ekolog Med 41:14-6. 2007The authors report the data of medical and psychological monitorized of in formal aviation pilots trained for flying motor-hang-planes...
- [Pathologic changes induced by sustained acceleration]Chang lu Zhan
Institute of Aviation Medicine, Air Force, Beijing, China
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 15:74-8. 2002..With raise of aircraft performance, acceleration problem is becoming more and more serious. Aviation medical workers should pay good attention to these changes and the use of high performance anti-G measures in ..
- Rupture of the pectoralis major muscle in a paratrooperMahmut Komurcu
Department of Orthopedics, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
Aviat Space Environ Med 75:81-4. 2004..Prevention of this type of altitude injury would be possible by applying the fundamentals of parachuting...
- Looking for an accident: glider pilots' visual management and potentially dangerous final turnsSteve Jarvis
Human Factors Department, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:597-600. 2007..Accidents caused by spinning from low turns continue to kill glider pilots despite the introduction of specific exercises aimed at increasing pilot awareness and recognition of this issue...
- Injury risk factors in parachuting and acceptability of the parachute ankle braceJoseph J Knapik
Directorate of Epidemiology and Disease Surveillance, US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 79:689-94. 2008..This investigation examined risk factors for injuries during military parachute training and solicited attitudes and opinions regarding a parachute ankle brace (PAB) that has been shown to protect against ankle injuries...
- The estimated full-scale intellectual abilities of U.S. Army aviatorsKris Kratz
Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:B261-7. 2007..Similarly, no research has assessed the generalizability of U.S. Air Force (USAF) research on premorbid aviator intellectual abilities to U.S. Army aviators...
- [The influence of initial functional activity on adaptation responses of pilots' organism during standard veloergometric load]Iu K Churilov
Voen Med Zh 328:43-9. 2007
- [Estimated cosmic radiation doses for flight personnel]Ying jin Feng
Space Med Med Eng (Beijing) 15:265-9. 2002..S. Federal Aviation Administration was used to calculate the effective dose of galactic cosmic radiation along the air lines, and to ..
- Measurement of the energy spectrum of cosmic-ray induced neutrons aboard an ER-2 high-altitude airplaneP Goldhagen
U S Department of Energy, Environmental Measurements Laboratory, New York, NY 10014 4811, USA
Nucl Instrum Methods Phys Res A 476:42-51. 2002..In all cases, ambient dose equivalent was greater than effective dose for cosmic-ray neutrons...
- Galactic and solar radiation exposure to aircrew during a solar cycleB J Lewis
Royal Military College of Canada, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Kingston, Ontario
Radiat Prot Dosimetry 102:207-27. 2002..This model has been compared to results obtained during recent solar flare events...
- Simulated parachute descent in the cold: thermal responses and manual performanceS Rissanen
Oulu Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Laboratory of Physiology, Finland
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:1100-5. 2002..Ejection from a fighter aircraft can expose the pilot to extreme cold and windy conditions. Knowledge of the effects of such conditions on thermal responses and performance of the pilot is scarce...
- Biodegradation of international jet A-1 aviation fuel by microorganisms isolated from aircraft tank and joint hydrant storage systemsA Y Itah
University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 83:318-27. 2009..The results imply that aviation fuel could be biodegraded by hydrocarbonoclastic microorganisms...
- Maryland State Police Aviation Division. A model emergency medical system for our nationRichard F Edlich
De Camp Burn and Wound Healing Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:401-14. 2004..First we will describe each of the components of the Maryland State Police Aviation Division...
- First-generation H1 antihistamines found in pilot fatalities of civil aviation accidents, 1990-2005Ahmet Sen
Department of Aerospace Medicine, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Eskisehir, Turkey
Aviat Space Environ Med 78:514-22. 2007..Such side effects could impair performance and, thus, could be the cause or a factor in accidents. Therefore, the prevalence of these antagonists was evaluated in aviation accident pilot fatalities.
- Blood carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide concentrations in the fatalities of fire and non-fire associated civil aviation accidents, 1991-1998A K Chaturvedi
Toxicology and Accident Research Laboratory AAM 610, Aeromedical Research Division, Federal Aviation Administration, US Department of Transportation, Civil Aeromedical Institute, Oklahoma City, OK 73125 5066, USA
Forensic Sci Int 121:183-8. 2001Blood samples submitted to the Civil Aeromedical Institute (CAMI) from aviation accident fatalities are analyzed for carbon monoxide (CO), as carboxyhemoglobin (COHb), and hydrogen cyanide, as cyanide (CN(-))...
- An updated review of environmental estrogen and androgen mimics and antagonistsC Sonnenschein
Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anatomy and Cellular Biology, Boston, MA 02111, USA
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 65:143-50. 1998..b>Aviation crop dusters handling DDT were found to have reduced sperm counts, and workers at a plant producing the ..
- A pilot study evaluating surfactant on eustachian tube function in diversChristopher Duplessis
Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Naval Submarine Base New London, Box 900, Groton, CT 06349 5900, USA
Mil Med 173:1225-32. 2008Middle ear barotrauma (MEBT) is the most common medical complication in diving, aviation, and hyperbaric medicine. Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) quantifies the inability to open the eustachian tube (ET), risking MEBT...
- Underwater sounds near a fuel receiving facility in western Hong Kong: relevance to dolphinsB Würsig
Texas A and M University, Department of Marine Biology, Galveston 77551, USA
Mar Environ Res 54:129-45. 2002..Hong Kong, small tankers (about 100 m long, cargo capacity about 6300 metric tons) began delivering fuel to the Aviation Fuel Receiving Facility (AFRF) just off Sha Chau Island, north of the airport...
- Clinical outcomes of naval aviation personnel with cholelithiasisR Wesley Farr
Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, FL 32508, USA
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:681-3. 2002This study examines the aeromedical outcomes of aviation personnel with asymptomatic cholelithiasis or those treated successfully with conventional (open) cholecystectomy (CC), laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC), or extracorporeal shock ..
- Methodology to estimate particulate matter emissions from certified commercial aircraft enginesRoger L Wayson
U S Department of Transportation, John A Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA USA
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 59:91-100. 2009..U.S. aviation activity is forecasted to triple by 2025, while at the same time, the U.S...
- Better trauma care. How Maryland does itJohn R Wish
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:79-89. 2005..The world's premier statewide medical aviation division was made possible through a cooperative effort between the Maryland State Police Aviation Division and ..
- Improving Geriatric Drug Safety in Underserved PracticesGurdev Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007..of objectively assessing the impact of a CRM (adapted Crew Resource Management approach proven successful in aviation as well as some inpatient medical settings) intervention on reducing medication errors among geriatric patients ..
- Age-Related Longitudinal Changes in Aviator PerformanceJerome Yesavage; Fiscal Year: 2007Part 121 of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs, 121.383c) contains a provision for mandatory retirement of airline pilots at age 60. The "Age-60 Rule" was established in 1959 with ".....
- Alcohol in Aviation and Motor CarriersGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2009The broad, long-term objectives of this proposal are to better understand the role of alcohol in aviation and motor carrier accidents and to improve transportation safety...
- Work Hour Regulation for Physician Trainees: Educational and Clinical OutcomesKevin G Volpp; Fiscal Year: 2010..for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in 2003, long after similar regulations were implemented in trucking, aviation, and in other occupations where acute and chronic sleep deprivation raise significant concerns about safety...
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..is significant because incident reporting systems have been used successfully in other disciples such as aviation safety to significantly augment safety initiatives...
- Great Plains Institute for Rural Health Services Resear*Mary Wakefield; Fiscal Year: 2007..A key consideration in the research proposal focuses on aviation and error management issues such as communication, leadership, planning and vigilance as factors that have ..
- ALCOHOL AND GENERAL AVIATIONGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2003..The broad, long-term objectives of this proposal are to better understand the role of alcohol in general aviation crashes and to improve aviation safety...
- Alcohol in Aviation and Motor CarriersGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2010The broad, long-term objectives of this proposal are to better understand the role of alcohol in aviation and motor carrier accidents and to improve transportation safety...
- Alcohol in Aviation and Motor CarriersGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2007The broad, long-term objectives of this proposal are to better understand the role of alcohol in aviation and motor carrier accidents and to improve transportation safety...
- Reducing Missed And Delayed Diagnoses In Cancer: Lessons From AviationHardeep Singh; Fiscal Year: 2007..However, the situational awareness framework used in aviation safety research encompasses cognitive and system origins of pilots' decision-making errors and may offer ..
- Alcohol Effects Simulator for Pilot TrainingERIC CRAINE; Fiscal Year: 2007..recognizes that alcohol plays a significant role in serious (fatal) aircraft accidents in all three major aviation sectors: general, commercial and military...
- REPORTING SYSTEM TO IMPROVE SAFETY OF THE BLOOD SUPPLYHarold Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2002..The development and operation of near-miss event reporting systems in other error critical fields such as aviation and nuclear power represent one approach to dealing with error...
- Portable Vehicle Simulator for Training Novice DriversKONSTANTIN SIZOV; Fiscal Year: 2004..In applications as diverse as commercial aviation and nuclear power plant control, simulators have become so well accepted that individuals can be fully trained ..
- PILOT AGING AND AVIATION SAFETYGuohua Li; Fiscal Year: 2006..of this application are to better understand the effects of aging on pilots' safety performance and to improve aviation safety...
- In Situ Simulation to Detect and Prevent Near Misses during Critical EventsWilliam Riley; Fiscal Year: 2007..Our intervention to improve patient safety is based on an advanced set of event sets and debriefing techniques in use by the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA).
- Wireless, Low-Maintenance Transdermal Alcohol SensorLINDA TEMPELMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..3) Monitoring of professionals with or without known alcohol problems in positions involving public safety (aviation, nuclear, medical). 4) Monitoring drivers with prior DWI/DUI convictions...
- EDUCATIONAL AIDS FOR INTRAOPERATIVE NEUROMONITORINGRICHARD MOBERG; Fiscal Year: 2006..The development effort will make use of educational technology developed in the aviation industry and by the military and will combine that with our abilities to create realistic 3-D environments...
- Patterns of Alcohol Use Among Airline PassengersDEBORAH GIRASEK; Fiscal Year: 2006..This work will expand our understanding of a potentially risky behavior, and provide some scientific basis for making policy related to aviation safety.