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Space Medicine Associates, Inc. Our Publications
   

Our Publications

Amidon GL, Derendorf H, Dubois A, Luke DR, O’Rangers E, Snape W, et al. A white-paper for action from the Therapeutics Section of the Nutrition and Therapeutics Integrated Projects Team, September 17-18, 1998. (NASA internal communication). 

Plush LM. Bone demineralization in uncomplicated male head injury patients on side to side tilt and low air loss beds during 2 weeks of bedrest. Human Performance in Extreme Environments. 1999; 4 (2):101 (abstract).

Corbett KA and Plush LM. Martha Rogers’ influence: Founding of the Space Nursing Society. Rogerian Nursing Science News Winter 1999;11(1): 7-9.

O’Rangers EA. A note from the column editor. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. March/April 2000; 12(2): 13.

O’Rangers EA. Basics of space medicine and physiology. Microgravity effects on the human skeletal system, and potential countermeasures against progressive bone loss (part 1). Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. May/June 2000; 12(3): 21.

Czerwinski B, Plush LM and Bailes B. Nurses’ contributions to the US space program. AORN Journal. 2000; 71(5):1051-1057. 

O’Rangers EA. Basics of space medicine and physiology. Microgravity effects on the human skeletal system, and potential countermeasures against progressive bone loss (part 2). Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. July/August 2000; 12(4):16.

O’Rangers EA. The Station and Medical Research: Fact vs. Fiction. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. July/August 2000; 12(4): 24-28. Plush LM.  Telehealthcare: Current state of the art. (Journal Club). Nephrology Nursing Journal  2000; 27 (4): 417-419. 

Plush L and O’Rangers EA. Healthcare Barriers Impeding Public Access to Space. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. January/February 2001; 13(1): 32-35.

O’Rangers EA. Space Motion Sickness. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. July/August 2001; 13(4): 10-11.

O’Rangers EA. Medication use in the US Manned Spaceflight Program Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. September/October 2001; 13(5): 10-11.

O’Rangers EA. Space Medicine Meets Terror: A Personal View of the Role of Space Medicine in the Anti-Terror Wars. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. November/December 2001; 13(6): 16-18.

O’Rangers EA and Messina L. Tales of a Mars Mission Medical Emergency Simulation Or Dr. Spock: Lost in Space. Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. March/April 2002; 14(2): 37-39.

O’Rangers EA. Psychosocial Issues in Manned Spaceflight Program Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. July/August 2002; 14(4): 10-11.

Plush LM. Space: A New Nursing Frontier. Nursing Spectrum. 2002; 3(7): 24-25.

O’Rangers EA. Supporting Humans in Space: A Brief Historical Perspective of the US Manned Spaceflight Program. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2003; 16(2): 85-90.

Paskovaty A and O’Rangers EA. Health Consequences of Spaceflight. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2003; 16(2): 101-106.

O’Rangers EA. Resources for Space Medicine and Life Sciences. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2003; 16(2): 116-126.

O’Rangers EA and Plush L. The State of Astronaut Healthcare and Safety in the US Space Program: Past, Present ... and Future? Ad Astra, The Magazine of the National Space Society. June/July/August 2003; 15(3): 28-37.

Plush LM. Origins, Founding, and Activities of the Space Nursing Society. Journal of Pharmacy Practice. 2003:16 (2): 96-100.

Plush L and O’Rangers EA. NASA Technology Spin-offs and Nursing. Nursing Spectrum. June 2004. Available online at: http://community.nursingspectrum.com/MagazineArticles/article.cfm?AID=12070

Plush LM. Effects of Microgravity Space Environment on Physiologic Homeostasis. In: National Academy of Infusion Therapy: Education Syllabus. Infusion Nurses Society, May 1-2, 2004, Salt Lake City, UT; pages 122-125. 

O’Rangers EA. NASA Spin-offs: Bringing Space Down to Earth. Posted on Ad Astra Online. June 26, 2005. Available online at:  http://www.space.com/adastra/adastra_spinoffs_050127.html

Illig P. Medical guidelines for space tourists.In: Fit to Fly, an Aeromedical Column for Transponder, the Alaska Airmen Association newsletter (Fall 2005.)

Plush LM. Where no surgery has gone before. OR Nurse. (Sept 2007, pp 36-40). Available online at: http://www.spacenursingsociety.net/articles/surgery_in_space_2007.html

O’Rangers EA and Logan JS. To “Glow” Where No One has Gone Before: The Risk of Radiation to Space Exploration Medscape Internal Medicine. February 2008. Available online at: http://www.medscape.com/viewprogram/8740

Plush LM and O’Rangers EA. ‘Healthcare Aloft’: Historical Perspectives and the Current State-of-Affairs Relative to Medical Care Knowledge and Capabilities in the U.S. Manned Spaceflight Program and Beyond. In: Harris PR (ed.) Space Enterprise: Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century (Springer, 2008). Brochure.

Harsch V, Bardrum B, Illig P. Lillienthal's Fatal Glider Crash in 1896: Evidence Regarding the Cause of Death. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2008; 79: 993-4.

Bacal K. Complicating Factors: Issues Relating to Romance and Reproduction During Space Missions. Medscape Internal Medicine. January 2009. Available at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/585644.

Illig P. Revisiting "Tourists in Space." The Space Review. April 20, 2009. Available at: http://www.thespacereview.com/article/1353/1.

World Health Organization Guide to Hygiene and Sanitation in Aviation, 3rd edition. (Illig P contributor.)

Illig P. Passenger Health. In:Curdt-Christiansen C, Draeger J, Kriebel J (eds.) Principles and Practice of Aviation Medicine (World Scientific, April 2009). (In addition to the chapter Petra Illig authored, she also translated the majority of the other chapters in the textbook, which was originally published in German.)

Ad Hoc Committee of the Aerospace Medical Association. Medical Certification for Pilots of Commercial Suborbital Spaceflights. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2009; 80: 824-6. (Illig P was a member of the Ad Hoc Committee and a coauthor of this statement.) Available on-line as proceedings from AsMA Executive Committee.

International Academy of Astronautics Study Group. Medical Safety Considerations for Passengers on Short-Duration Commercial Orbital Spaceflights, 2009. (Illig P was a member of the IAA Committee and a coauthor of this statement.)

Brunette GW, Kozarsky KE, Magill AJ, Shlim DR. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Health Information for International Travel 2010, aka "The Yellow Book." (Illig P was a contributor.) Available online at: http://www.us.elsevierhealth.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780702034817&dmnum=94741&repnum=70548

O'Rangers EA. Clinical Pharmacology of Spaceflight. Medscape Internal Medicine. January 2011. Available at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/735035

O'Rangers EA, Illig P, Plush L, Smart K. Centrifuge Training Guidelines for Commercial Spaceflight Participants: A Call for Dialogue and Consensus (poster #188). Aviat Space Environ Med 2011; 82: 265-266. Poster available here.

Bacal K, Smart K. Heavenly Bodies: When People Die in Space. Spaceflight Quarterly, Part 1: July 2011, Part 2: Aug 2011. Available online at: http://www.spaceflightmagazine.com/pages/latest-issue.html

O'Rangers EA, Doerfel D, Ellingson K. Documenting Pioneering High-G Physiology Research Through Oral Histories (poster #358). Aviat Space Environ Med. 2012: 83: 310-311. Presentation available here.

O'Rangers EA, Smart K. Ocular Changes After Space Travel. Medscape Family Medicine. May 2012. Available online at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/764283.

Scott-Conner CEH, Masys DR, Liverman CT, McCoy MA (eds.) Committee to Review NASA’s Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Institute of Medicine. Review of NASA’s Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks. 2013 Letter Report (2014.) (O’Rangers EA was a co-author and committee participant.) Available here.Review of NASA's Evidence Reports on Human Health Risks:

 

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