010: EPICC Review Week 4: Flight Stressor - Hypoxia

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By Sean Eaton and FlightCrit LLC.. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

There are 8 different stressors of flight that you as a Flight Paramedic or Flight Nurse must be familiar with. In this episode of the podcast, I discuss the most important of these flight stressors: hypoxia.

I discuss the 4 different types of hypoxia and the most common causes of each. I also share with you the three guidelines that regulate when we, as air medical professionals, must utilize oxygen ourselves during transport.

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