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The remoteness and resource limitations of spaceflight pose a serious challenge to astronaut health care.
Ultrasound is an extremely useful medical technique, provided the operator has the expertise. In small clinics, however â€“ and still more on spacecraft â€“ trained radiologists are rare.
As crews spend nine months of the year cut off from the rest of civilization, Australiaâ€™s Antarctic research stations are taking lessons learned from space to try to improve the diagnosis and treatment of staff in remote locations,
An ultrasound training program for non-physicians gives astronauts and sports trainers the tools to assess injuries using real-time remote assistance from medical experts.
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