TITLE

Cardiovascular disease and airline travel

AUTHOR(S)
Joy, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Heart;Dec2007, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p1507
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the effect of airline travel on cardiovascular disease. He stresses that passengers encounter the dissociation curve of normal haemoglobin permits for 90% saturation of arterial blood at the cabin pressures. He considers modern aircraft as a safe and well-regulated environment. For him, travellers have a duty of care towards their fellow passengers.
ACCESSION #
28025196

 

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