Flight Physiology

010: EPICC Review Week 4: Flight Stressors - Hypoxia

010: EPICC Review Week 4: Flight Stressors - Hypoxia

There are 8 primary stressors of flight that you need to be aware of when working as a Flight Paramedic or Flight Nurse. This week on the podcast I’m discussing the most important one, hypoxia. I share the 4 types of hypoxia and what you need to know about each for your clinical practice and for your professional certification exam.

I also discuss the 3 regulations that dictate when crew members should utilize oxygen during Air Medical Transport.