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Thibeault C, Evans A, Air Transport Medicine Committee, Aerospace Medical Association. Emergency kit for commercial airlines: an update. Aviat Space Environ Med 2007; 78:1170–1.

In 1998, the Air Transport Medicine (ATM) Committee of the Aerospace Medical Association (AsMA) made its first recommendations concerning medical kits for commercial airlines. These were updated in 2002 and the ATM has continued to monitor medical kit usage, as well as pharmaceutical developments, and a further revision is now needed. This has taken into account ongoing work of the International Civil Aviation Organization and recommendations of the International Air Transport Association in the field of passenger and crew health. Based on the above, the Committee proposes the following update to its 2002 recommendations.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: From the Aerospace Medical Association Air Transport Medicine Committee, Alexandria, VA.

Publication date: December 1, 2007

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