air travel


Summary: Travel by means of an airplane, helicopter, or balloon.

Top Publications

  1. Howard L. Last call for the flight simulation test?. Eur Respir J. 2013;42:1175-7 pubmed publisher
  2. Geilhufe M, Held L, Skrøvseth S, Simonsen G, Godtliebsen F. Power law approximations of movement network data for modeling infectious disease spread. Biom J. 2014;56:363-82 pubmed
    ..Comparisons of one-step-ahead predictions generally yield better or comparable results using power law approximations. ..
  3. Edvardsen E, Akerø A, Skjønsberg O, Skrede B. Pre-flight evaluation of adult patients with cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional study. BMC Res Notes. 2017;10:84 pubmed publisher
    b>Air travel may imply a health hazard for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) due to hypobaric environment in the aircraft cabin...
  4. Sauvet F, Bougard C, Coroenne M, Lely L, Van Beers P, Elbaz M, et al. In-flight automatic detection of vigilance states using a single EEG channel. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014;61:2840-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results confirm the efficiency of a miniaturized single electroencephalographic channel recording device, associated with an automatic detection algorithm, in order to detect low-vigilance states during real flights. ..
  5. Cowling B, Yu H. Ebola: worldwide dissemination risk and response priorities. Lancet. 2015;385:7-9 pubmed publisher
  6. Kim J, Choi Kwon S, Park Y. Comparison of inflight first aid performed by cabin crew members and medical volunteers. J Travel Med. 2017;24: pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the assessment of unconsciousness and potentially critical respiratory symptoms is very important for cabin crew members because those conditions can lead to inflight deaths and aircraft diversion. ..
  7. Tian H, Sun Z, Faria N, Yang J, Cazelles B, Huang S, et al. Increasing airline travel may facilitate co-circulation of multiple dengue virus serotypes in Asia. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017;11:e0005694 pubmed publisher
    ..Phylogeographic reconstructions help to explain how growing air transportation networks could influence the dynamics of DENV circulation. ..
  8. Trimmel M, Burger M, Langer G, Trimmel K. Treatment of fear of flying: behavioral, subjective, and cardiovascular effects. Aviat Space Environ Med. 2014;85:550-62 pubmed
    ..However, HR and ratings showed a remarkable drop in both treatment groups, in particular in perceived physiological symptoms, indicating that the treatment facilitates coping of fear of flying. ..