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Human Factors in Air Transportation: Occupational Health and Safety.

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By MCFARLAND ROSS A.. , Ph.D., Associate Professor of Industrial Hygiene, Harvard School of Public Health. 830 pages; 18.5 X 25.5 cm. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York: . 1953.. Price, $13.00.

Ann Intern Med. 1953;39(3):650. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-39-3-650_1
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This large book is in effect a companion piece on human hygiene to the author's earlier volume on human engineering, Human Factors in Air Transport Design. The canvas which Dr. McFarland has chosen to fill is extraordinarily large, and he has filled it with a mass of data. The result stands as evidence of his industry and proves his introductory statement that "aviation medicine comprises a group of biological and medical sciences." To which one might add fairly engineering, management, and public relations. Because of the wide range of topics which has been covered with varying degrees of intensity this


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