May 15, 2018
A new simulation study of 58 physicians shows that AirRx, an iOS and Android app, can help physicians to perform better during inflight emergencies in some ways, though it might slow them down in others.
AirRx, which launched in 2016, provides a doctor with a to-do checklist, common medications available on flights, best practices for airline medicine, and information on legal rights and...
August 8, 2016
If you're unlucky enough to be one of the 150 to 200 people each day who have a medical emergency on an airplane, your care is in the hands of whatever medical professionals happen to be among your fellow passengers. The chances are they're not emergency physicians and they haven't trained for this particular eventuality.
"When doctors are up in the air, they really are not familiar with the...