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Russian Scientists to Test Telemedical Technologies in Experiment for Future Lunar Flights

23 Jan 2019, 21:18 UTC
Russian Scientists to Test Telemedical Technologies in Experiment for Future Lunar Flights
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New equipment, telemedical technologies and the techniques of first medical aid provision in a deep space flight will be tested during the SIRIUS isolation experiment, Head of the Immune System Physiology Lab at the Institute of Biomedical Problems, Project Scientific Coordinator Sergei Ponomaryov said on Tuesday.During the experiment, the scientists are planning to practice many medical aspects of future lunar and Martian missions, he said."If we speak about the Moon, this relates to telemedical technologies when a doctor who stays outside a hermetically sealed craft will be able to see information online on what takes place inside the craft. And a doctor who stays inside the hermetically sealed craft will consult with the specialist," the scientist said.During the SIRIUS experiment that will be held on the premises of the Institute of Biomedical Problems, crewmembers will talk in the course of such telemedical link-ups with doctors staying in the clinic of the president’s property management department," Ponomaryov said.Besides, the crewmembers will test new medical techniques of providing assistance, the scientist said."If something happens precisely to a doctor, then the other crewmembers who have little to do with medicine, should be able to provide first medical aid. In the first place, they ...

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