M S Newson-Smith

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Airlines frequently rely on passenger doctors to assist with in-flight medical emergencies, but the legal implications of such actions vary between nations. While no examples of actions taken against treating physicians for alleged negligence in such emergencies were found, examples of recourse to litigation against individual airlines where the advice of(More)
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that meticulous preflight medical screening of airline passengers would prevent most in-flight medical emergencies and it has been estimated that medical assistance is sought on around 1 in 50 international flights on wide bodied domestic aircraft. It was considered that the legal implications of such screening needed to be(More)
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