n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Air travel and COPD : more about... pulmonary
|Article Title||Air travel and COPD : more about... pulmonary|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Publication Date||Apr 2009|
|Pages||174 - 175|
Air travel increases markedly every year - it was predicted that by 2008 more than 2 billion people would have travelled by commercial airliner worldwide.
A proportion of them have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) of varying severity, some of whom may experience significant psychological and physiological stress owing to hypoxia while flying.
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