TITLE

Managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel: British Thoracic Society recommendations

PUB. DATE
April 2002
SOURCE
Thorax;Apr2002, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p289
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents recommendations by British Thoracic Society on managing passengers with respiratory disease planning air travel. According to the society, air travel is now a common mode of travel for millions, yet there are still no established methods for quantifying the risk of in-flight medical problems. To meet the need for consistent, practical and comprehensive advice, the British Thoracic Society's Standards of Care Committee has set up a working party to formulate national recommendations for managing patients with lung disease planning air travel and to reduce the number of in-flight medical incidents due to respiratory disease.
ACCESSION #
12948855

 

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