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Foreword Abstract On Aug 16, 1977, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) solicited a proposal from the American Medical Association for an authoritative document concerning the current state of knowledge about selected neurological and neurosurgical conditions. This report was required in connection with FAA review of regulatory standards, examination procedures, and decisions about medical certification of airman applicants. AMA received the FAA proposal on Aug 22, and Drs Asher J. Finkel and Richard J. Jones asked the staff of AMA's Department of Environmental, Public, and Occupational Health to consider it. We noted the proposal called for a technical dissertation that outlined plans for the initiation and implementation of the report, together with a time schedule and cost estimates. Of critical importance was the very short deadline, Sept 30, for final approval and acceptance by FAA of an AMA proposal. There were several reasons why department staff accepted the challenge. First, we believed AMA References 1. Federal Aviation Administration: FAA Statistical Handbook of Aviation . Washington, DC, US Dept of Transportation, 1976. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

Foreword

Abstract

Abstract On Aug 16, 1977, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) solicited a proposal from the American Medical Association for an authoritative document concerning the current state of knowledge about selected neurological and neurosurgical conditions. This report was required in connection with FAA review of regulatory standards, examination procedures, and decisions about medical certification of airman applicants. AMA received the FAA proposal on Aug 22, and Drs Asher J. Finkel and...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1979 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1979.00500480005001
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Abstract

Abstract On Aug 16, 1977, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) solicited a proposal from the American Medical Association for an authoritative document concerning the current state of knowledge about selected neurological and neurosurgical conditions. This report was required in connection with FAA review of regulatory standards, examination procedures, and decisions about medical certification of airman applicants. AMA received the FAA proposal on Aug 22, and Drs Asher J. Finkel and Richard J. Jones asked the staff of AMA's Department of Environmental, Public, and Occupational Health to consider it. We noted the proposal called for a technical dissertation that outlined plans for the initiation and implementation of the report, together with a time schedule and cost estimates. Of critical importance was the very short deadline, Sept 30, for final approval and acceptance by FAA of an AMA proposal. There were several reasons why department staff accepted the challenge. First, we believed AMA References 1. Federal Aviation Administration: FAA Statistical Handbook of Aviation . Washington, DC, US Dept of Transportation, 1976.

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Nov 1, 1979

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