Airline Emergencies: A Pilot-Physician’s Perspective Part 2
Guest: Robert Haddon, M.D., M.S. & Maryjane (MJ) F. Harris, D.O.
Host: Darryl S. Chutka, M.D. (@ChutkaMD)
Who decides when the plane needs to land due to a medical emergency and what’s involved in those decisions? What’s the protocol for CPR on board and what tools are available to help with resuscitation? What happens when a passenger dies on a flight? Drs. Haddon and Harris step through the intricacies of responding to in-flight emergencies and the ethics involved.