Air Travel Safety: When to Advise Your Patient Not to Fly
Guest: Clayton T. Cowl, M.D., M.S.
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
What conditions should trigger you to do a preflight assessment for your patients? What special precautions should be taken for patients with heart failure, who’ve recently had surgery, or are pregnant? Dr. Cowl dives into the physiological challenges a mildly hypoxic and high-altitude environment can have on your patients as they age and manage chronic illnesses.