This on-line aerospace medicine reference was designed to provide a comprehensive information source for use by Aviation Medical Examiners, Medical Officers of the Office of Aerospace Medicine, and anyone else interested in the subject matter. The text provides a basic understanding of the interaction between the human body and the aerospace environment. Some sections are intuitively simple, while others are somewhat complex. This diversity of level is intentional and reflects the wide range of concepts and issues associated with aviation and space travel.
The text is divided into three sections. To locate a specific topic click on the section, then the topic, and the material will appear.