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Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Volume 2

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Front Matter

Section III: Mountain Environments

  1. Mountains and Military Medicine: An Overview
  2. Selected Military Operations in Mountain Environments:Some Medical Aspects
  3. Human Adaptation to High Terrestrial Altitude
  4. Physical Performance at Varying Terrestrial Altitudes
  5. Cognitive Performance, Mood, and Neurological Status at High Terrestrial Elevation
  6. Acute Mountain Sickness and High-Altitude Cerebral Edema
  7. High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema
  8. Additional Medical Problems in Mountain Environments
  9. Military Medical Operations in Mountain Environments

Section IV: Special Environments

  1. Introduction to Special Environments
  2. Shipboard Medicine
  3. Physics, Physiology, and Medicine of Diving
  4. Military Diving Operations and Medical Support
  5. Pressure Changes and Hypoxia in Aviation
  6. Acceleration Effects on Fighter Pilots
  7. Military Spaceflight
  8. Motion Sickness
  9. Protective Uniforms for Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Warfare: Metabolic, Thermal, Respiratory, and Psychological Issues
  10. Medical Support of Special Operations
  11. Organizational, Psychological, and Training Aspects of Special Operations Forces

Abbreviations and Acronyms



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