In this article published by ARFF News, Aviation Cabin Safety Expert, Kathleen Lord-Jones, discusses medical emergency response procedures for passengers and crew.

In-Flight Medical Emergencies

In the early years of aviation, stewardesses were required to be nurses. While that requirement is gone, many of the medical responsibilities remain. With the responsibility also comes the advanced medical equipment necessary to respond to a wide range of medical conditions in a confined yet ever global environment…

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Kathleen Lord-Jones

Kathleen Lord- Jones is well respected throughout the aviation industry as an expert in cabin safety. Cabin safety deals with all activities that cabin crew must accomplish to maintain safety in the cabin. These activities contribute to safe, effective, and efficient aircraft operations in normal, abnormal and emergency situations. Her experience includes nearly 25 years as a flight attendant for a legacy carrier, during which she also directed the National Safety Department for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants. Ms. Lord-Jones has been instrumental in developing more stringent safety standards, new training curriculum and legislation towards the advancement of aviation safety.