Medicine

May 23, 2008 - 5:02 AM
Writing in the spring 2000 issue of the FAA’s Federal Air Surgeon’s Medical Bulletin, Rogers Shaw, team coordinator of the FAA’s Civil Aerospace Medical In
May 23, 2008 - 5:01 AM
The next time you fly, soak a terrycloth hand towel so that it’s dripping wet and hang it up on the flight deck.
May 16, 2008 - 10:44 AM
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) claims nearly a million lives a year in the U.S.
May 8, 2008 - 10:18 AM
Altitude chamber training is now being offered by MedAire at Arizona State University.
May 8, 2008 - 7:20 AM
You may have seen the ad featuring a picture of a stereotypical pilot in cool sunglasses and touting: “Fighter Pilot Requirements: Lightning Reflexes, Nerv
May 8, 2008 - 5:55 AM
Most medevac helicopter missions are a race against time, and when the helicopter loses, it’s usually a time for sadness.
May 7, 2008 - 11:07 AM
Edinburgh, Scotland-based The First Call offers “first-person-on-the-scene training” for aircraft crews, and it also advises on equipment specification and
May 7, 2008 - 11:05 AM
For around $10,000 per year, aircraft operators can now fly with diagnostic equipment that will allow them to relay vital medical data to ground-based emer
May 7, 2008 - 10:11 AM
As all lawyers know, the letter and the spirit of regulations are two very different things.
May 7, 2008 - 10:09 AM
A growing number of aviation medical professionals are questioning pilots’ reliance on their required annual (or, in the case of first-class medicals, six-