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Inflight Medical Emergencies / Survey from DGLRM 2017

Mi茅rcoles, 30 de enero de 2019 admin Sin comentarios

El art铆culo que hoy os recomendamos fue publicado en “Open Access Emergency Medicine” en Feb/2017. Se trata de un estudio basado en un cuestionario on line remitido a los m茅dicos de la Sociedad Alemana de Medicina Aeroespacial Alemana (DGLRM), que tiene como objetivo conocer las causas m谩s frecuentes de emergencias m茅dicas en vuelos comerciales, as铆 como el equipo utilizado en las mismas. Respondieron 121 m茅dicos , que al menos participaron en una emergencia. Los trastornos cardio-vasculares (40%) y los neurol贸gicos (17.8%) fueron los m谩s frecuentes. El equipamiento m茅dico de abordo se consider贸 suficiente en casi el 80% de las emergencias. El vuelo tuvo que ser desviado a causa de la emergencia m茅dica en el 10.6% de los casos. Documentaron 1 emergencia cada 63 vuelos (por encima de los publicado anteriormente). Los autores recomiendan un registro internacional de emergencias m茅dicas聽 en vuelos comerciales.


In-flight medical emergencies during airline operations: a survey of physicians on the incidence, nature, and available medical equipment

Jochen Hinkelbein, Christopher Neuhaus, Lennert B枚hm1 Steffen Kalina, Stefan Braunecker.

Open Access Emergency Medicine 2017:9 31鈥35

Captain Roger Victor “The Puppet Pilot”

S谩bado, 26 de enero de 2019 Twitter Sin comentarios

Captain Roger Victor is a puppet airline pilot from Speed Tape Airlines , a very,…very low , low ….. cost and no frill聽 US Regional Airline. His satire videos about funny airline life are worthy of watching. Don`t miss it隆

Enjoy this one about “The Acronym Song” , amazing and brilliant…

Aviation Health Conference 2019

Domingo, 20 de enero de 2019 admin Sin comentarios

The Aviation Health Conference 2019 is once more jointly convened with the Airlines Medical Directors Association (AMDA)
and Chaired by聽David Powell, Medical Advisor to IATA, Aviation Medicine Specialist Virgin Australia Airlines and AMDA Past President

If you are interested in speaking at next year鈥檚 event in the first instance please send an abstract of not more than 350 words to Dr David Powell 鈥撀犅犅powelld@iata.org

If you are interested in exhibition or sponsorship opportunities please email Alison Singhal聽alison@quaynote.com

The conference will offer an unparalleled opportunity for delegates to hear from leading aviation health experts and to network with their professional peers.

Aviation Healthy Conference 24th-25th September 2019/ London

Commercial Aviation: “Exposure to NOISE aboard aircrafts “

Mi茅rcoles, 19 de diciembre de 2018 Twitter Sin comentarios

Airline pilots and flight attendants, working in the cockpit and cabin, are exposed to noise from aircraft engines, high-speed airflow, and other sources. Exposure to elevated noise levels can cause permanent changes in hearing, diminished ability to communicate, and fatigue. GAO ( US Goverment Accountability Office)聽 was asked to provide information on noise levels experienced by crewmembers working in commercial service aircraft and their access to hearing protection. This report examines: (1) what is known about aircraft cabin and cockpit noise levels compared with occupational noise exposure standards and (2) selected airlines鈥 policies on hearing protection for crewmembers.聽 GAO reviewed OSHA鈥檚 occupational noise exposure standard, NIOSH鈥檚 recommended occupational noise exposure limit, and regulations and guidance from FAA, as well as other sources.

Pilots’ and Flight Attendants’ Exposure to Noise aboard Aircraft

Aloha Airline Flight 243

Mi茅rcoles, 4 de noviembre de 2009 Jose Mar铆a P茅rez Sastre Sin comentarios

On April 28, 1988, an Aloha Airline Boeing 737, N73711, was scheduled for a series of inter island flights in Hawaii. The crew flew three uneventful roundtrip flights, one each from Honolulu to Hilo….