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Descriptor English: Aerospace Medicine
Descriptor Spanish: Medicina Aeroespacial
Descriptor Portuguese: Medicina Aeroespacial
Descriptor French: Médecine aérospatiale
Entry term(s): Aviation Medicine
Medicine, Aerospace
Medicine, Aviation
Medicine, Space
Space Medicine
Tree number(s): H02.403.029
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000337
Scope note: That branch of medicine dealing with the studies and effects of flight through the atmosphere or in space upon the human body and with the prevention or cure of physiological or psychological malfunctions arising from these effects. (from NASA Thesaurus)
Annotation: specialty; med, physiol or psychol aspects of AVIATION go here but med, physiol or psychol aspects of space flight go under SPACE FLIGHT or other space related terms: Manual 28.8; DF: AEROSPACE MED
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
OG organization & administration
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
Previous Indexing: Space Flight (1975-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80; was see SPACE FLIGHT 1975-79; AVIATION MEDICINE was heading 1963-79; AVIATION DENTISTRY was heading 1965-79
Online Note: search SPACE FLIGHT 1975-79; use AEROSPACE MEDICINE to search AVIATION MEDICINE 1966-74; use AEROSPACE MEDICINE + DENTISTRY to search AVIATION DENTISTRY 1966-79
History Note: 80; was see SPACE FLIGHT 1975-79; AVIATION MEDICINE was heading 1963-79; AVIATION DENTISTRY was heading 1965-79
Entry Version: AEROSPACE MED
Related: Accidents, Aviation MeSH
Altitude MeSH
Decompression Sickness MeSH
Space Flight MeSH
DeCS ID: 341
Unique ID: D000337
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1979/05/29
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Aerospace Medicine - Preferred
Concept UI M0000515
Scope note That branch of medicine dealing with the studies and effects of flight through the atmosphere or in space upon the human body and with the prevention or cure of physiological or psychological malfunctions arising from these effects. (from NASA Thesaurus)
Preferred term Aerospace Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Aerospace
Aviation Medicine - Narrower
Concept UI M0000516
Preferred term Aviation Medicine
Entry term(s) Medicine, Aviation
Medicine, Space - Narrower
Concept UI M0000517
Preferred term Medicine, Space
Entry term(s) Space Medicine



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