Aviation

Episode 15: Dr. Antonsen on the Future of Space Medicine

Episode 15: Dr. Antonsen on the Future of Space Medicine

Drawing from expertise in both the medicine and engineering worlds, Dr. Erik Antonsen discusses how to answer the unanswerable questions about building a medical system for deep space flight.

Episode 12: ACLS in Space - Dr. Jason David

Episode 12: ACLS in Space - Dr. Jason David

How can you do CPR in space? Dr. Jason David, an Emergency Medicine resident at University Hospital in Las Vegas has the answer…

For more information check out these articles;

https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20150020975.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25936478

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25022155

Episode 11: Dr. Mathias Basner Interview

Episode 11: Dr. Mathias Basner Interview

In this episode Dana talks with Dr. Mathias Basner, Associate Professor of Sleep, Chronobiology and Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania Pearlman School of Medicine. They discuss his research into the effects of isolated, confined and extreme environments on the human brain.

More information on Dr. Basner;

https://www.med.upenn.edu/uep/faculty_basner.html

Dr. Basner’s research;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Basner+M

Episode 10: Seal Finger - Dr. Quinn Dufurrena

Episode 10: Seal Finger - Dr. Quinn Dufurrena

In this episode Dr. Quinn Dufurrena, internal medicine resident at Stony Brook University Hospital discusses the enigmatic condition known as “Seal Finger” and how to treat it.  

For more information read the modern article available here;

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21119845

or this 1952 description here;

http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/arctic/Arctic5-4-235.pdf

Episode 8: (extra) Megan and Mike Dore Interview

Episode 8: (extra) Megan and Mike Dore Interview

Megan and Mike Dore help staff Mcmurdo General Hospital, the primary medical facility for the United States Antarctic Program. This interview was conducted in 2017.