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May 7, 1982

Contraindications to Air Travel

JAMA. 1982;247(17):2372. doi:10.1001/jama.1982.03320420028025

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An error occurred in the SPECIAL COMMUNICATION "Medical Aspects of Transportation Aboard Commercial Aircraft," published in the Feb 19 issue of The Journal (1982; 247:1007-1011). On page 1009, column 3, under Hematologic Contraindications to Travel by Commercial Aircraft, the last line should have read as follows: blood dyscrasias with active bleeding (hemophilia, leukemia) [not 'hemophilia'].