Cardiovascular System, Red Blood Cells, and Oxygen Transport in Microgravity (SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences) | Paperback
by Hanns-Christian Gunga (Author), Victoria Weller von Ahlefeld (Contributor), Hans-Joachim Appell Coriolano (Contributor), Andreas Werner (Contributor), Uwe Hoffmann (Contributor)
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1st ed. 2016st Edition
July 15, 2016
Product Description This book comprehensively describes the physiological changes and consequences that occur in humans during spaceflight. It specifically presents the adaptations of the cardiovascular and the respiratory system. Specific changes occurring after 10, 20 or more days in space are depicted. Furthermore, the book explains various effective countermeasures that are required upon return of the astronauts to Earth. The book is a must-have for all biomedical and clinical researchers in the field of cardiovascular biology and respiration, and a fascinating reading for all interested laymen, who wish to understand a bit more about spaceflight research and technology.
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