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Jürgen Graf | Uwe Stüben

Handbook of Aviation Medicine and Inflight Medical Emergencies

2nd Edition

2. Edition
Paperback, 130 mm x 210 mm
246 Seiten
37 farbige Abbildungen, 10 Tabellen
ISBN: 978-3-95466-239-5
erschienen: 01. März 2016

49,95€ [D]
inkl. 7% MwSt.

„Is a doctor aboard?“

The emergency care on board of an aircraft is a special challenge. This book imparts viable strategies to manage medical problems and emergencies on board. Furthermore, it contains important information concerning the conditions on board (equipment, space, staff) by the example of Deutsche Lufthansa.

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. The second edition is fully revised and updated.
  • crisis and emergency management on board
  • quick information by clear structure
  • emergency pocket book and consulting compendium

Aus dem Inhalt

Cabin pressurization; Turbulence and Vibration; Risk of Injury on Board; Medical Equipment on Board; First Aid Kits; Semi-Automatic External Defibrillators (AED); Oxygen; Transporting Patients on Commercial 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 and Drugs; Injuries and Burns; Problems and Emergencies with Children

Die Autoren / Herausgeber

Emergency Medicine, general medicine, travel medicine, flight medicine

Emergency Medicine; Aviation Medicine; Inflight Medical Emergencies; Travel Medicine; Flight Fitness