In-Flight Medical Emergencies


For every 604 flights in this country, one will report a medical emergency. Credit

The recent death of an American Airlines pilot on a flight from Phoenix to Boston made headlines. Medical emergencies on board commercial flights are rare, but when they occur, treatment can be difficult.  A University of Virginia physician thought it might be helpful to write an article on the subject.  Sandy Hausman looks at some key points he makes in the New England Journal of Medicine. 

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: