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Test Your Knowledge: Assisting With Air Travel Medical Emergencies

As an emergency clinician, you have special expertise in dealing with acute medical conditions, but when an emergency occurs onboard a commercial aircraft and you raise your hand to help, what are the resources and risks in volunteering? Qualified, active, licensed, and sober providers should volunteer to assist in the event of a medical emergency rather than decline out of fear of medicolegal reprisal.

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The correct answer: B.

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