ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: vertigo
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Message: Re: vertigo
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From: ACROPAT at prodigy.net
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 16:06:27 UTC
ACROPAT at prodigy.net wrote: > > I am a Chapter 25 member, family physician, flight surgeon, and AME with > an interest in the wobblies. Attached to this note is a "wobblies" > questionnaire. All information will be kept confidential and no names > will be used in publication. This information will be very helpful in > determining the mechanism of injury/pathophysiology of the wobblies, and > will help in the design of a research project. Your participation would > be greatly appreciated. > > I am also in the process of obtaining funding for a cardiovascular study > to investigate the effects of positive and negative G on heart rate, > heart rhythm, and blood pressure in civilian aerobatic pilots. Subjects > will be monitored continuously while riding as passengers in a Pitts > S-2B, with G loads of +6 to -4. Adding a vertigo study to this should be > simple. Any subject experiencing vertigo during this study will be > immediately evaluated by myself as well as a NASA neuroscientist. Those > of you who have experienced the wobblies are probably not excited about > inducing symptoms again, but if you are susceptible to vertigo under > negative G loads and are willing to participate in this project, please > contact me at <acropat at prodigy.net> or call 281-244-2039. > > Thanks for your help. Patty Hilliard