Air Travel and COPD (More About … Pulmonology) (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) (Report)

Air Travel and COPD (More About ... Pulmonology) (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) (Report)

Air travel increases markedly every year–it was predicted that by 2008 more than 2 billion people would have travelled by commercial airliner worldwide. (1) 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.

Air Travel and COPD (More About ... Pulmonology) (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) (Report)

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