The 3rd European Conference in Aerospace Medicine will be held on 9th,10th and 11th ¬†November 2012 at the Sheraton Skyline Hotel, Heathrow, London.The theme is Medicine in the Extreme Environment, and will include clinical sessions on the challenges of illness in remote situations, the physiology of extremes, and the aeromedical aspects of space tourism. There will be presentations of scientific papers throughout the weekend, and poster displays.The organising committee from ESAM and AAME look forward to welcoming you to London in Olympic year for what we hope will be a world class conference.
On April 30, 2011 a passenger treated himself to a First Class Suite on Emirates Airlines A380 Super Jumbo from Bangkok to Hong Kong. The BKK-HKG segment is a short continuation of Emirates flight from Dubai to Hong Kong via BKK. It’s around 3 hours.
Aqu√≠ podr√°s obtener¬† el enlace para la suscripci√≥n gratuita a la nueva publicaci√≥n digital ¬†EcoSanidad, que impulsa y realiza el diario econ√≥mico El Economista. De periodicidad quincenal, la nueva revista en formato digital analiza el sector sanitario desde el punto de vista econ√≥mico y de gesti√≥n. En el n√ļmero 7 /Octubre 2012 que te presentamos puedes leer temas referentes al copago, la deuda de las CCAA¬† y la industria sanitaria o la colegiaci√≥n obligatoria.
The British AAIB (Air Accident Investigation Branch) released their bulletin concluding ¬†the probable cause of an incident that British Airways A321 had near London on Dec 20th 2011 :
“The symptoms experienced by the commander may have been the result of the after-effects of a cold, combined with coincidental head and aircraft movement. The temporary symptoms experienced by the co-pilot may have been a reflection of the potentially evolving situation of an incapacitation at an early stage in the flight leading to possible mild hyperventilation.”
El austr√≠aco Felix Baumgartner, de 43 a√Īos, cumpli√≥ con la haza√Īa de saltar desde m√°s de 39.000 metros de altura, desde la estrat√≥sfera, ante millones de televidentes que lo sigueron en vivo en todo el mundo.
Due to the large amount of interest in this lecture and the popularity of the event, we’re delighted to now offer RSM Members ¬†the chance to see the Ellison-Cliffe lecture via a webinar from your PC or laptop.¬† Dr Kevin Fong will give the Ellison-Cliffe lecture entitled ‘Medicine for Mars’. Dr Kevin Fong is a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement Fellow and Consultant in Anaesthesia at UCL. He holds degrees in astrophysics, medicine and engineering, and has worked with NASA’s Human Adaptation and Countermeasures Office. He is associate Director and Founder of the Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme (CASE) environment at UCL
There is no charge for the webinar – but registration is required so that login details can be sent to you the day before the event-
Barajas es el primer aeropuerto de Espa√Īa y el cuarto de Europa en n√ļmero de operaciones. Abierto los 365 d√≠as del a√Īo, las 24 horas del d√≠a. Casi 51.000.000 de personas pasan al a√Īo por la puerta principal de entrada y salida de Espa√Īa. En este aeropuerto trabajan¬† 50.000 trabajadores -algunos en el √°rea sanitaria-, [...]
“¬†Saltarse parte de las pruebas imprescindibles para dar fe de la capacidad de los¬† automovilistas para coger un volante con garant√≠as de que no suponen un peligro para s√≠ mismos o para el resto de usuarios de calles y carreteras tampoco representa un problema. Es el ejemplo de un buen sistema de control con m√°s [...]
Air travel is now a common mode of travel for millions.¬†Over 25 years ago it was already estimated that 5% of commercial airline passengers were ambulatory patients with some illness including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).¬†There are still no established methods for quantifying the risk of in-flight medical problems
Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors publishes innovative, original, high-quality applied research covering all aspects of the aerospace domain.It is the ¬†Official Organ of the European Association for Aviation Psychology. In order to make the journal accessible to both practitioners and scientific researchers, the contents are broadly divided into original “scientific research articles” and “papers [...]
Airbus Military has successfully completed unpaved runway trials of the A400M next-generation military transport aircraft at Ablitas in northern Spain. Carried out using second production aircraft, also designated as MSN2, the trials confirmed that the aircraft can perform well on gravel runways, with minimal damage to the exterior from stones and dust. The aircraft successfully [...]