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Urgent Medical and Surgical Conditions During Flights

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02457455
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 29, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Antalya Training and Research Hospital

Brief Summary:
The aim of this study is to evaluate the incidence and status of urgent medical conditions. After defining the urgent situations, the investigators will evaluate the adequacy of the standard medical kits and trainings.

Condition or disease
Syncope Arrest Vertigo Pain Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Hypertension CAD

Detailed Description:
In this study, the incidence and status of urgent medical conditions, the attitudes of health professionals who encounter such conditions, adequacy of Aerospace Medical Association (ASMA) suggested medical kits and training of cabin crew in data-received-company aircrafts and the demographic data of patients have been evaluated.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1312 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Inflight Emergencies During Eurasian Flights
Study Start Date : October 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2015

Group/Cohort
Sick passangers
Passengers or cabincreew whom needed urgent medical supports during flights with completed medical records. (Aforementioned Flight Company records complaints, symptoms and diagnoses, demographic data, the mortality of those who request medical aid, whether medical treatment is performed by the cabin crew or by a medical professional on the plane, as well as those conditions which resulted in an emergency landing and dead). All ages are included.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of the urgent medical demands during flights [ Time Frame: 3 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 95 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
All passengers who needs urgent medical support
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All passengers (no age limitations) needed urgent medical support during flights

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whom medical urgency records are insufficient

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02457455


Locations
Turkey
Antalya Training and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency
Antalya, Turkey, 07100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Antalya Training and Research Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Mustafa Kesapli, MD Antalya Training and Research Hospital

Publications:
Responsible Party: Antalya Training and Research Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02457455     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Antalya TRH 002
First Posted: May 29, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 29, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by Antalya Training and Research Hospital:
inflight emergencies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vestibular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Syncope
Vertigo
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Unconsciousness
Consciousness Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Labyrinth Diseases
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases