Non-Fiction Books:

Handbook of Aviation Medicine

and In-Flight Medical Emergencies

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Paperback

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Handbook of Aviation Medicine: and In-Flight Medical Emergencies
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Description

This book is based on the authors' many years of experience as an aeromedical practitioner at Deutsche Lufthansa, making medical clearance decisions regarding injured and ill passengers on a daily basis. It should help physicians and travellers understand the peculiarities and stresses of air travel in order to avoid the pitfalls and stumbling blocks when dealing with medical problems. If the provided recommendations and the regulations are followed, nothing should stand in the way of an uneventful trip.

Table of Contents

Contents include: Cabin pressurisation; Turbulence and Vibration; Risk of Injury on Board; Medical Equipment on Board; First Aid Kits; Semi-Automatic External Defi-brillators (AED); Oxygen; Transporting Patients on Com-mercial Aircraft; Decision Making on Board; Legal Responsibility of Medical Volunteers; Time Zone Changes; Pregnancy and Flight Fitness; Disabled Passengers; Fear of Flying; Cardiovascular Emergencies; Pulmonary Problems; Stroke / TIA; Intoxication from Alcohol; Medications & Drugs; Injuries & Burns; Problems & Emergencies with Children.

Author Biography

Professor Uwe Stuben, MD is chief of the medical service of Deutsche Lufthansa & Aero Medical Center Frankfurt.
Release date Australia
October 27th, 2010
Contributor
Edited by U. Stuben
Country of Publication
Germany
Illustrations
colur photos & tables
Imprint
MWV Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft OHG
Pages
232
ISBN-13
9783941468054
Product ID
3785530

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