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Document ID (ISN)100563
CIS number 02-1697
ISSN - Serial title 0095-6562 - Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Grigoriev A.I., Orlov O.I.
Title Telemedicine and spaceflight
Bibliographic information July 2002, Vol.73, No.7, p.688-693. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract In the coming decades, the building of the International Space Station (ISS) will be the most important near-Earth space exploration project. Remote monitoring and distance support of the crewmembers by the Earth-based clinical medicine specialists will become increasingly important. In Russia, the construction of the telemedicine network for the Russian node of the ISS has been completed. It is evident that during interplanetary flight biomedical problems will be much more difficult than during orbital flights of the same duration. Such a long-duration flight will require development of a special telemedical support system, as well as onboard facilities, which will present many new challenges. This new system will involve the integration of information technologies with biology, as well as physics and chemistry, representing a new interdisciplinary technological breakthrough.
Descriptors (primary) remote control; space travel; medical supervision; international cooperation
Descriptors (secondary) determination of concentration; industrial physicians
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceRussian Federation
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Space travel