While at the FCCs, the aeromedical
evacuation squadron members would talk with the civilian staff showing them proper procedures to get the patients off the jet safely.
A fatigue risk management system for pilots and crew is another advance, with several fatigue calculators being developed in Australia to mitigate fatigue in the aeromedical
It's all about these guys and girls who put their lives on the line for us, the least we can do is give them the most optimum care we can provide," said Senior Airman Delton McClary, a CCATT respiratory therapist with the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical
Evacuation Squadron at Bagram.
Fatigue is the most widely cited aeromedical
factor in Navy flight mishaps, and is a priority of the Naval Safety Center.
A flight surgeon is a physician trained in aviation medicine with an emphasis on aeromedical
policies and procedures, as well as the stresses of flight and altitude physiology.
There are several links relating to fatigue, including one where you can order a copy of the Aeromedical
Fatigue Video CD.
She was responsible for establishing the Aviation Medicine Nursing Course through the University of South Australia and was a founding member of ISAS, the International Society of Aeromedical
Services in Australia.
and as commander of the Army Aeromedical
Center in Fort Rucker, Ala.
She focuses on the careers and contributions of American Harry Armstrong, the Air Corps physician who first directed the Aeromedical
Research Laboratory at Wright Field, and of German Hubertus Strughold, the Luftwaffe doctor who headed the newly formed LMFI, or Aviation Medicine Research Institute, in Berlin.
transportation; a clinical guide, 2d ed.
Research Laboratory indicates that roughly half of Soldiers serving in Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom are wearing the ground combat helmet improperly.
Research Laboratory photo survey indicate that roughly half the Soldiers in the field are wearing the ground combat helmets improperly.
The USAF Aeromedical
Evacuation (AE) Squadrons consist of a wide variety of medical professionals, including AE nurses, physicians, aeromedical
technicians, administrators in the Air Mobility Command, and several behind-the-scene individuals who make these lifesaving missions a success.
He stated that the lighter equipment packages that make up the Expeditionary Medical Support (EMEDS) and aeromedical
evacuation systems have created transportation challenges.