Title Report on workshop on Antarctic medical research and medicine 2006
Author Ohno, G.; Obinata, I.; Shimoeda, N.; Otani, S.; Miyata, T.; Fujiwara, H.; Mikami, H.; Ohno, H.; Fukuchi, M.; Watanabe, K.; Morimoto, T.
Author Affil Ohno, G., Yoyogi Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Other: Nanbugo General Hospital, Japan; Shimotsuga General Hospital, Japan; Hino Hospital, Japan; Ikeda Clinic, Japan; Mitsui O. S. K. Lines, Japan; Chiba Cancer Center, Japan; Kyorin University, Japan; National Institute of Polar Research, Japan; Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Japan
Source Nankyoku Shiryo = Antarctic Record, 51(2), p.241-249, . Publisher: National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan. ISSN: 0085-7289
Publication Date July 2007
Notes In English with Japanese summary Ant. Acc. No: 83441. CRREL Acc. No: 62002454
Index Terms international cooperation; health; Antarctica; current research; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Education, Outreach and Communication Publications; medical geology
Abstract A workshop on Antarctic Medical Research and Medicine 2006 was held at the National Institute of Polar Research (NIPR) on 26 August, 2006. Forty two participants from 27 institutes attended. The members consist of medical doctors with Antarctic experience, human biologists, research scientists in other fields, logistic staff members of the expedition and also medical doctors interested in Antarctica. The current resident doctor at Syowa Station joined the discussion through a telecommunication system. Doctors with Antarctic experience from China and Korea also participated in the workshop. They gave presentations on their Antarctic activities, followed by an active discussion session. Eighteen presentations were given on various topics, including the International Polar Year (IPY) 2007-2008 in medical research, space medicine, telemedicine, and international comparative study of medical operations, psychological surveys, Antarctic high-altitude medicine, Legionella surveillance and nutritional studies.
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 281909