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April 4, 2013

Medical Emergencies at 40,000 Feet

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

Over the past seven years, In addition to the goodwill of travelling physicians, all the major carriers in the U.S. have, for at least the past decade, also relied on ground-based physicians and nurses with experience in emergency care and additional training in aviation medicine. Based at centers including MedAire in Phoenix, the University of […]

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Tags: Aerospace Medicine Program at Mayo Clinic, aviation medicine, MedAire, medical emergency, sick passenger, The Atlantic


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