TITLE

Military's environmental medicine research pushes limits of human endurance

AUTHOR(S)
Sibbald, Barbara
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/09/2001, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine, a human-factors research facility in Toronto, Canada. How the facility tests the effects of altitudes, depths, acceleration and temperatures on humans; Mention of the institute's primary function, which is to support the Canadian Forces; Statement that most of the institute's research and development work involves military trauma such as explosive-related injuries.
ACCESSION #
3976347

 

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