AVI497SPG2010HW#4 - AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#4...

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AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#4 Name:___Jae Choi___________________ 1) What is the #1 key to preventing ear and sinus blockages? Avoid flying when you’re congested 2) If pressure is noted in ears or sinuses during ascent, what is the recommended remedy? – Chew gum, yawn, wiggle jaw, etc – Aircraft vibrations – Point slow ear toward ceiling 3) If pressure is noted in ears or sinuses during descent, what are three recommended procedures for alleviating that pressure? – Chew gum, yawn, wiggle jaw, etc – Climb – Valsalva 4) What are 4 ways to alleviate trapped G.I. tract gas once airborne? Stand or walk, massage abdomen, level off or descend, & avoid gas forming foods 5) How long is it recommended a person wait to go flying at altitudes up to 8000 ft after scuba diving? Qualify your answer. 12 hours, 24 hours if controlled ascent from the depths were required. This is due to the nitrogen in the blood, which is increased when a divers goes deep underwater thanks to the added pressures. The nitrogen in the blood expands and bubbles out if a person goes
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2010 for the course AVI 497 taught by Professor Morrow during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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AVI497SPG2010HW#4 - AVI497/PSYCH 496 Spring 2010 HW#4...

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