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Title: Chronic lung disease in adults and air travel
Authors: Gouder, Caroline
Keywords: Lungs -- Diseases, Obstructive
Air travel -- Health aspects
Respiratory organs -- Diseases
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Medical Portals Ltd.
Citation: Gouder, C. (2017). Chronic lung disease in adults and air travel. The Synapse : the Medical Professionals' Network, 16(4), 12-16.
Abstract: The safety of travelling in patients suffering from chronic lung conditions is a frequently encountered problem amongst healthcare professionals. The objective of this paper is to review currently available literature, with the aim of clarifying such issues for doctors dealing with such concerns. The article will describe the effect of altitude on healthy and diseased lungs, assessment tools to be utilised when assessing patients with suspected or diagnosed chronic lung conditions and international guideline recommendations for chronic lung conditions.
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The Synapse, Volume 16, Issue 4
The Synapse, Volume 16, Issue 4

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