Survey of Current Cardiovascular and Respiratory Examination Methods in Medical Selection and Control of Aircrew
ADVISORY GROUP FOR AEROSPACE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE France
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The volume consists of 13 chapters containing the description of cardiovascular and respiratory examination methods, currently applied in medical selection and control of the aircrews in most NATO countries, with special emphasis on functional tests. The topic was intended to provide a comprehensive review of the techniques and evaluation procedures concerning the aforesaid methods, in order to improve the effectiveness of the medical examination and the reliability of selective judgments. This AGARDograph was sponsored by the Committee on Special Clinical and Physiological Problems in Military Aviation of the Aerospace Medical Panel of AGARD.