Beware of Hypoxia

Beware of Hypoxia By Larry Boshers Each year, as a member of the FAA Civil Aeromedical Institute's Airman Education Program Team, I attend several air shows and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) — sponsored Wings Safety Programs. The primary purpose for our participation is to promote aviation safety through education. Normally, we present seminars about Aviation ...

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Xtreme Everest – What is Hypoxia

Hypoxia, put simply, is a lack of oxygen. Oxygen forms approximately 21% of the air we breathe and is vital for human life. Every one of the millions of cells in our body requires a continuous supply of oxygen in order to generate the energy that keeps them alive. A lack of oxygen leads to ...

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COPD and hypoxia

COPD and hypoxia Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of lung conditions that includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Restricted airflow characterizes all these conditions, and COPD causes difficulty when breathing. The inability to get enough oxygen into the lung raises the risk for developing hypoxia. Hypoxia is a condition where not enough oxygen ...

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