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Is There A Doctor Aboard? Medical Emergencies In The Clouds

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Since 2006, Dr. Celine Gounder has responded to on-board medical emergencies five times. Three of them were true emergencies for which the available resources aboard the airplane were inadequate. Gounder explains the unique challenges of providing medical care in the air.

Source: NPR

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