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Are You Prepared When Traveling With Children Onboard?

November 9, 2018, Deborah Richeal, NRP, MedAire Instructor, USA, MedAire, Inc.

A recent article in Travel + Leisure provided interesting statistics about how many children are flying on private flights. As…

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Slow Onset Hypoxia Represents the Highest Risk of Fatality

June 1, 2018, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

The current training standards for rapid or explosive cabin depressurization have served the commercial aviation industry well. Over the last…

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CPR/AED Training: Frequent Refreshers are Critical

May 3, 2018, Paulo M. Alves, MD, MSc, Global Medical Director, Aviation Heath, MedAire Worldwide

TELL ME AND I FORGET, TEACH ME AND I MAY REMEMBER, INVOLVE ME AND I LEARN.” – BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. If…

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Fruit Flies, Circadian Rhythms, and Fatigue Risk Management

October 5, 2017, Daniel Mollicone, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Recently, it was announced that this year’s Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to three scientists for their research on…

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Why is it ALWAYS the Pilot’s Fault?

August 7, 2017, Vanessa Christie, Vice President, Strategic Development, Prevailance Aerospace

Read any given NTSB accident investigation and you will find that the pilot is at least partially responsible for the…

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Crew Resource Management: Two Critical Mask Donning Checklist Items

July 11, 2017, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

Following a cabin depressurization, the successful donning of a mask should be added to the emergency protocol. Incorporating these two…

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Fatigue Risk Management – Valuable for Safety, Good for Business

May 4, 2017, Daniel Mollicone, PhD, CEO and Chief Scientist, Pulsar Informatics, Inc.

Aviation has embraced a safety culture and a desire to mitigate risk on a continual basis. In 2016, IS-BAO added…

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Medical Advisory: Safe Sleeping, Best Seats and More Safety Tips for Air Travel with Children

May 3, 2017, Paulo M. Alves, MD, MSc, Global Medical Director, Aviation Heath, MedAire Worldwide

Let’s face it, traveling with children can be stressful. Whether on a commercial aircraft or a private flight, one of…

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Slow Onset Hypoxia Represents the Highest Risk of Fatality

February 1, 2017, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

The current training standards for rapid or explosive cabin depressurization have served the commercial aviation industry well. Over the last…

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Medical Advisory: What is the Zika Virus?

July 7, 2016, Paulo M. Alves, MD, MSc, Global Medical Director, Aviation Heath, MedAire Worldwide

As the international headlines tell us, mosquito-borne diseases are having a global impact. Annually, 700 million people become ill with…

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