Compare and contrast the symptoms of hypoxia and hyperventilation.
• What type of hypoxia do you believe to be the most dangerous to the aviator? Provide a detailed explanation on why you believe it to be the most dangerous type.
• What is the treatment for an ear block on ascent? Is this treatment different than if you had an ear block on descent? If so, why?
• Why should you not fly with an upper respiratory infection? What body parts are affected by the infection? What in-flight treatment could you use if you did fly sick?
• Compare and contrast the symptoms of hypoxia and hyperventilation.