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Recommendations of Edvardsen et al for Pre-Flight Evaluation of a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis (CF)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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The hypobaric environment during high altitude air travel can be associated with hypoxemia in a patient with cystic fibrosis. Edvardsen et al used pre-flight evaluation to identify a patient who may benefit from supplemental oxygen. The authors are from Oslo University Hospital in Norway.

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