The emergency care on board of an aircraft is a special challenge. This book imparts viable strategies to manage medical problems and emergencies on board. Furthermore, it contains important information concerning the conditions on board (equipment, space, staff) by the example of Deutsche Lufthansa.
It should help physicians and travellers understand the peculiarities and stresses of air travel in order to avoid the pitfalls and stumbling blocks when dealing with medical problems. If the provided recommendations and the regulations are followed, nothing should stand in the way of an uneventful trip. The second edition is fully revised and updated.