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5 09, 2012

Recommends Against Routine Electrocardiogram Screening


The leading cause of death in the United States is coronary heart disease (CHD). In 2004,  the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended against electrocardiogram  (ECG) in asymptomatic adults. Besides, ECG is not recommended as part of periodic health examinations, [...]

Recommends Against Routine Electrocardiogram Screening2012-09-05T09:13:23+02:00
11 06, 2012

Breaking the Mishap Chain


This book that we recommend is about "Human Factors Lessons Learned from Aerospace  Accidents and Incidents in Research, Flight Test, and Development" .It contains a collection of case studies of mishaps involving experimental aircraft, aerospace vehicles, and spacecraft in which human [...]

Breaking the Mishap Chain2012-06-11T06:17:18+02:00
30 04, 2012

Malaria – A hidden threat-


In 2010, about 3.3 billion people - almost half of the world's population - were at risk of malaria. Every year, this leads to about 216 million malaria cases and an estimated 655.000 deaths. People living in the poorest countries [...]

Malaria – A hidden threat-2012-04-30T10:24:07+02:00
21 03, 2012

Mapa Mundial SOS de Riesgo Sanitario para viajeros


Aquí podéis ver  en pdf la versión de 2012 del Mapa Mundial del Riesgo Sanitario para viajeros y expatriados de International SOS. Asigna una escala de menor a mayor riesgo por colores facilmente reconocible, atendiendo a factores tales como riesgo [...]

Mapa Mundial SOS de Riesgo Sanitario para viajeros2012-03-21T11:55:51+01:00
17 02, 2012

Pilots flying with Diabetes and Insulin


"Pilots With Diabetes" (PWD) is a group of former commercial and military pilots, aspiring commercial pilots and current private pilots, all with insulin-dependent diabetes. Currently only five countries worldwide allow private flying with insulin dependent diabetes (USA, UK, Canada, Australia [...]

Pilots flying with Diabetes and Insulin2012-02-17T10:21:27+01:00
23 01, 2012

ICAO Safety Management Manual


The manual initially presents basic safety concepts, as the foundation upon which to understand the need for both an Safety System (SMS) and an Safety Programme (SSP). The manual then discusses how these safety concepts are embodied in the ICAO Standards [...]

ICAO Safety Management Manual2012-01-23T09:10:40+01:00
8 06, 2011

NTSB Safety Report : Medical Implications about DHC-3T Collision into terrain


Once again Dougal Watson, Aeromed-List editor puts us on track on this interesting report  from the NTSB :  "An accident involving a single-engine, turbine-powered, amphibious float-equipped de Havilland DHC-3T airplane, which impacted mountainous, tree-covered terrain about 10 nautical miles northeast of [...]

NTSB Safety Report : Medical Implications about DHC-3T Collision into terrain2011-06-08T10:11:59+02:00