Cabin Pressure

Cabin Pressure

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 79 , Segment 2

Episode: Biopesticides, Cabin Pressure, Mid-East Panel, Feedable Cities

  • Jun 9, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 17:14 mins

Dr. Barbara St. Pierre Schneider is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  The ability to transport an injured person by plane or helicopter has saved countless lives. But there’s also evidence that in some types of injuries, high altitude and cabin pressure could cause further damage to tissues. Dr. Barbara St. Pierre Schneider is studying the short-term effects of cabin pressure on skeletal muscle.

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