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Aviation Operations in the Year of the Coronavirus

March 23, 2020, Louis A. Sorrentino III, CEO & Managing Director, Aviation & Marine Safety Solutions International

During these uncertain times, employers are relying on their internal programs to assure employees and customers alike that operations can…

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Aviation Travel Risk Management

February 3, 2020, Kara O'Connell, VP Global Marketing, MedAire, Inc.

Recent high-profile events have raised a lot of questions regarding travel safety. The downing of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 and the outbreak of the novel coronavirus have raised concerns for those who travel and operate in those regions. In today’s volatile environment, an integrated travel risk management solution is both a business imperative and a best practice.

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Decompression Illness Following Explosive Cabin Depressurization

May 30, 2019, Paul W. Buza D.O., F.A.C.N., Medical Director, Southern AeroMedical Institute

Decompression illness (DCI) is not just a scuba diving phenomenon. It can also be seen in aviation following a high‐altitude…

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Are You Prepared When Traveling With Children Onboard?

November 9, 2018, Deborah Richeal, NRP, 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, Chief Executive Officer, 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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