Suggested Literature on Aviation Medicine

In English
UN Agency publications


Other publications
  • Barish, Robert J. (2008). The Invisible Passenger. Radiation Risks for People Who Fly. (2nd ed). Wisconsin, USA: Advanced Medical Publishing.
  • Campbell, RD and Bagshaw, M. (2002). Human Performance and Limitations in Aviation.. (3rd ed.). U.K.: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Chapman, Peter (1991). Airline Medical Manual. London: Chapman and Hall Medical.
  • Coombs, R.H. (1997). Drug-impaired Professionals. (1st ed.). USA: Harvard University Press.
  • Cummin, Andrew R.C. & Nicholson Anthony N. (2002). Aviation Medicine and the Airline Passenger. Great Britain: Arnold Publishers.
  • Cutting, Windsor C. (1962). Guide to Drug Hazards in Aviation Medicine. Washington, D.C.: Federal Aviation Agency.
  • DeHart, Roy L. and Davis, Jeffrey R (Eds.) (2001). Fundamentals of Aerospace Medicine. (3rd ed.). Philadelphia, USA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Dowdall, N.P. (2001). Manual of Inflight Medical Care. (1st ed.). London, UK: Dorling Kindersley Ltd.
  • Rainford, David J. & Gradwell, David P. (Eds.) (2006). Ernsting's Aviation Medicine. (4th ed.). London: Hodder Arnold
  • Fit to fly? A medical handbook for pilots. (1988). (2nd ed.). Compiled by the BALPA medical study group. London: BSP professional books.
  • Harding, Richard M. & Mills, F. John (1993). Aviation Medicine: Articles from The British Medical Journal. (3rd ed.) London: Publishing Group.
  • King, Paul (1993). The Pilot's Guide to Medical Human Factors. Ottawa, Canada: Communication Group Publishing.
  • Martin, Terence & Rodenberg, Howard D. (2006). Aeromedical Transportation: A clinical guide. (2nd ed.). England: Avebury Aviation Ashgate Publishing Ltd.
  • McNeil, Edward L. (1982). Airborne Care of the Ill and Injured. New York, USA: Springer Verlag.
  • Mohler, Stanley R. (1982). Medication and Flying: A pilot's guide. Boston, USA: Boston Publishing Company.
  • National Research Council (2002). The Airliner Cabin Environment and the Health of Passengers and Crew. Washington, D.C., USA: National Academy Press.
  • Private Pilot's Medical Handbook - A practical guide to healthy and safe flying. (1981). USA: TAB Books Inc.
  • Rayman, Russell B. (2006). Clinical Aviation Medicine. Second edition. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger.
  • Reinhart, Richard O. (1997). FAA Medical Certification: Guidelines for Pilots. USA:Iowa State University Press.
  • Reinhart, Richard O. (2002). Fit for Flight. (2nd sub ed.). U.K.: Blackwell Publishing.
  • Ribak, Joseph, Rayman, Russell B., and Froom, Paul (Eds.) (1995). Occupational Health in Aviation. Maintenance and Support Personnel. San Diego, California, USA: Academic Press.
  • Schroeder, Erik and Taudorf, Uffe (Eds.) (1997). Air Travel and Transportation of Patients: a guide for physicians. (2nd ed.). Danish Armed Forces Health Services.


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