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Descriptor English: Weightlessness Countermeasures
Descriptor Spanish: Medidas contra la Ingravidez
Descriptor Portuguese: Contramedidas de Ausência de Peso
Descriptor French: Contre-mesures à l'apesanteur
Entry term(s): Countermeasure, Weightlessness
Countermeasures, Weightlessness
Weightlessness Countermeasure
Tree number(s): E05.974
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018544
Scope note: Techniques and routines designed to prevent or reverse unwanted effects of weightlessness experienced during actual and simulated space flight, including physiologic changes related to removal of gravitational loading. Specific measures include creation of artificial gravity, exercise, low-level lower body negative pressure, and use of anti-deconditioning devices. (From Nicogossian, Space Physiology and Medicine, 2d ed, pp294-297)
Previous Indexing: Space Flight (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Related: Cardiovascular Deconditioning MeSH
DeCS ID: 31972
Unique ID: D018544
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 1995/06/09
Weightlessness Countermeasures - Preferred
Concept UI M0027806
Scope note Techniques and routines designed to prevent or reverse unwanted effects of weightlessness experienced during actual and simulated space flight, including physiologic changes related to removal of gravitational loading. Specific measures include creation of artificial gravity, exercise, low-level lower body negative pressure, and use of anti-deconditioning devices. (From Nicogossian, Space Physiology and Medicine, 2d ed, pp294-297)
Preferred term Weightlessness Countermeasures
Entry term(s) Countermeasure, Weightlessness
Countermeasures, Weightlessness
Weightlessness Countermeasure



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