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THE PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE / CONCEPTS Emergencies in Space

@inproceedings{Summers2005THEPO,
  title={THE PRACTICE OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE / CONCEPTS Emergencies in Space},
  author={R. Summers and S. Johnston and T. Marshburn and D. Williams},
  year={2005}
}
INTRODUCTION Despite the immense technological feats associated with human extraterrestrial travel, there is always the potential need for emergency medical attention. Historically, the difficulties associated with illness and injury have accounted for the failures of more expeditions on Earth’s frontiers than any other single technical or environmental reason. It is reasonable to believe the same would also be true for the exploration of space. In space, as in most remote inhabitations, most… Expand

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