This website is intended for UK healthcare professionals only Log in | Register

Tag Archives: aviation cardiology

Book review: Upon a trailing edge

June 2016 Br J Cardiol 2016;23:81

Book review: Upon a trailing edge

William D Toff

Abstract

Publisher: Matador, 2015 ISBN: 9781784624729 Price: £17.99 The author describes this as a story about aviation, its risks and the heart of the pilot. It is a story told extremely well from a unique personal perspective and should have wide appeal. It is principally an autobiography charting the author’s life in aviation and cardiology, and the interface between them that deals with the impact of cardiovascular disease on a pilot’s fitness to fly. It also includes a brief history of powered flight, insights into human factors and the quantification and containment of risk, as well as some entertaining travel writing, as the author recount

| Full text
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to print this page.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now
Close

You are not logged in

You need to be a member to download PDF's.
Find out more about our membership benefits

Register Now Already a member? Login now