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Table 6 Outcome*

From: Medical emergencies on board commercial airlines: is documentation as expected?

Airline A B C D E F G H I J
Items           
Crew fit to operate (Y/N) X          
Crew needs Critical Incident Stress Management program (CISM) (Y/N) X          
Crew uses Critical Incident Stress Management program (CISM) (Y/N) X          
Description of the outcome (free text)      X      
Diversion (Y/N) X   X X     X   
Diversion site    X        
Diversion time    X      X   
Further treatment - continuation of the flight (Y/N)         X   
Further treatment - in-patient (Y/N)         X   
Further treatment - none (Y/N)         X   
Further treatment - out-patient (Y/N)         X   
Health condition improved (Y/N) X   X      X   
Health condition unchanged (Y/N)    X      X   
Health condition worsened (Y/N)    X      X   
Patient deboards with medical help (Y/N)     X       
Patient dies on board (Y/N) X   X X     X   
Patient leaves the aircraft on a stretcher (Y/N) X    X       
Patient leaves the aircraft in a wheelchair (Y/N) X    X       
Patient leaves the aircraft without help (Y/N) X    X       
Patient recovered before landing (Y/N)     X       
  1. *Details from 10 airlines (A-J) on the documentation of on board in-flight medical emergencies, sub-category outcome.