NOTE that project continues as "Fluid Shifts" WITH THE SAME PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR; PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE IS 5/16/2013-9/30/2018. SEE THAT PROJECT FOR SUBSEQUENT REPORTING. (Ed., 6/18/13) New project for FY2013 in November 2012.
This research will evaluate non-invasive measurement of fluid compartments using novel technologies including ultrasound. These techniques, if verified, would provide a significant benefit to medical care on Earth, especially in rural, remote, or underserved locations.