Airplane Medical Emergency | WE COULDN'T LAND! | Wednesday Checkup

  • Published: 11 July 2019
  • Well, this flight was exciting, to say the least! Luckily it was a learning experience for both me and Matt! Whenever you have an airplane medical emergency doctors do have an ethical but no legal obligation to help. After this event, I thought it might be nice to do a dedicated video to Airplane Medical Emergencies and in general what is expected of doctors and passengers. If you're game for that please let me know in the comments!

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Comments • 10 392

  • Jenna Bela
    Jenna Bela  3 minutes back

    There are problems with Birthright that should be addressed:

    • Jenna Bela
      Jenna Bela  9 minutes back

      If you are mentioning Birthright, please also acknowledge the problems with it concerning the brutal Israel-Palestine conflict that they actively ignore.

      • Jenna P
        Jenna P  26 minutes back

        Doctor mike saves a guy’s life

        HoTtEsT dOcToR sTrIkEs AgAiN

        • Christie The Tap Dancing Eskimo


          • Calvin Joseph
            Calvin Joseph  57 minutes back

            This is how we defeat the zombies. This tick will save us.

            • Aoife Casey
              Aoife Casey  1 hours back

              Wondering if you could do a video on epilepsy and seizures cause my sister was just diagnosed and would like to know what to do :)

              • Flash L
                Flash L  1 hours back

                Carful he’s a hero

                • Ricky
                  Ricky  1 hours back

                  LMAO he named after the world's sexiest man alive 😂

                  • Angela A
                    Angela A  2 hours back

                    You’re amazing

                    • savio george
                      savio george  2 hours back

                      Doctor Mike= Super Hero Doc Mike

                      • babysnooks
                        babysnooks  3 hours back


                        • Roze Rahim
                          Roze Rahim  3 hours back

                          I LOVE how you saved his life and you’re talking about the dangers of not having Epipens on the flight. Amazing.

                          • PrinceEric
                            PrinceEric  3 hours back

                            marry me

                            • Aso potamadre
                              Aso potamadre  3 hours back

                              Lol he went full nerd mode with the glasses. His voice even changed😂

                              • Sphenopalatine Ganglioneuralgia

                                Delta: (doesn't stock EpiPens)

                                Flight attendants: Would you like some complimentary peanuts?

                                • Brianna Andreacci
                                  Brianna Andreacci  3 hours back

                                  Thank you for epipen on flights. As a person with a tree nut allergy I thank you

                                  • KCs Funhouse
                                    KCs Funhouse  4 hours back

                                    Not only a humanitarian on his way to Israel but he helps save a passengers life. You are an amazing human being Dr Mike!

                                    • GM Deku
                                      GM Deku  4 hours back

                                      Omg greys anatomy I love that show and I am 12

                                      • space boy
                                        space boy  4 hours back

                                        there's 911 dislikes...

                                        • Ana Rolim
                                          Ana Rolim  5 hours back

                                          Dr mike is just fantastic!!!! The way he talks and explains should be followed by many in his area. He's awesome!!!!

                                          • Ron Rudman
                                            Ron Rudman  5 hours back

                                            so how much did you inject him with? the full 1mg or what?

                                            • Milady Pio
                                              Milady Pio  5 hours back

                                              Well Dr. Mike, is seems like it was a beautiful day to save lives! Kudos to you!

                                              • Rachel Raanan
                                                Rachel Raanan  5 hours back

                                                YOU'RE JEWIISSSHHHHHHH????

                                                • Faheem Dalal
                                                  Faheem Dalal  6 hours back


                                                  • Carolinka
                                                    Carolinka  6 hours back

                                                    i’d love to hear about israel!

                                                    • Master of the Meme-ish Yard

                                                      Delta: *doesn't have an epi pen in their kit*
                                                      bECAUSE IT'S DELTA AIRLIIINES~ AND LIIFE IS A F*CKING NIIIGHTMAAARE~

                                                      • G.schugs
                                                        G.schugs  7 hours back

                                                        Question: How did you make the dose smaller? Did you not hold the injection in his leg as long as prescribed so not as large of a dose would come out?

                                                        • אודיה בסטקאר

                                                          Do a video about your journey to Israel please 💙💙💙💙

                                                          • Joanna Reed
                                                            Joanna Reed  7 hours back

                                                            I got a free bottle of shampaigne  for helping  with a person   who fainted on the plane. I was also going home from Israel. I had a Canadian emergency box needles to say I had trouble using the medical supplies available the only reason I help was because the lady fainted in front of my seat and the "doctor" they brought back was a complete idiot. I had to stand up and help and I  said I am an emergency nurse. H looked so happy I told him to get me her blood sugar so we can find out what happened. I inserted a iv of normal fluids all he said "kvo"so funny. I asked my husband to be the iv pole he was great. thank God my husband was there. the lady made it home okay  I watched her the rest of the  trip and my husband helped.

                                                            • Danielle Russomanno
                                                              Danielle Russomanno  7 hours back

                                                              God. This is my biggest fear having food allergies. I might need you to chaperone me for travel. 😂

                                                              • _-_Queen_-_ _-_Angel_-_

                                                                My throat closed once and I had to go to the hospital and I have asthma probably because my mom had it but tbh it’s not that bad xD

                                                                • Merle ‘s
                                                                  Merle ‘s  8 hours back

                                                                  0:14 okay this is super off topic i'm sorry, but this intro song is from a dutch tv show that i used to watch. I forgot the name can anyone help me out?

                                                                  • Ori Rozen
                                                                    Ori Rozen  8 hours back

                                                                    I would love to hear about ur journey to Israel!

                                                                    • Melu V
                                                                      Melu V  8 hours back

                                                                      Yes please, tell us about your journey to Israel. Thank you for your videos. Greetings from Ecuador :)

                                                                      • BrotherBargain1
                                                                        BrotherBargain1  9 hours back

                                                                        Jew Power!!! Chazak Brother!!! I’m a pharmacist. Epi pens are cheap in Canada! Buy them.

                                                                        • Cammy Kennedy
                                                                          Cammy Kennedy  9 hours back

                                                                          Why do I have old lady veins on my legs?? I’m 19, I eat healthy, I exercise...

                                                                          • Tabitha Greenfield
                                                                            Tabitha Greenfield  9 hours back

                                                                            Epipens aren’t standard on planes? In New Zealand and Australia it’s standard to have at least one. My airline had 1 adult, 2 epipen jrs

                                                                            • BeautyWearsBoots
                                                                              BeautyWearsBoots  9 hours back

                                                                              We NEED a video on how to administer an EpiPen. My boyfriend used to live with someone with a severe peanut allergy. Nearly 2 years into them living together we came to find out he thought he was supposed to stick his roommate in the heart with it! Thankfully we discovered this over a light-hearted dinner conversation and not a medical emergency.

                                                                              • Fatima Soufan
                                                                                Fatima Soufan  10 hours back

                                                                                Despite of you being a hero in this story, which is quit amazing to be a part of saving someone's live, the issue here is that the country you are visiting is called *palestine* and not is israel.
                                                                                You can checkout the history from 1948 till now and see the timeline of actions. However, if you know what happened and the real issue and you still call it israel, that would matter alot to somepeople.
                                                                                Finally , I am sorry for every palestinian you've taken his right of calling his country palestine .
                                                                                From a doctor to be, I unsubscribed.

                                                                                • Wendy O'dell
                                                                                  Wendy O'dell  11 hours back

                                                                                  Wow, what an incredible story Dr Mike. That young man was lucky you were on board.
                                                                                  I feel the same as you. By law they should be made to carry an EpiPen, one adult strength and the other a kid or youth. I also think they should include a Narcan or Naloxone pen. People take meds to steady their nerves before a flight and then add alcohol on top of that. Very dangerous. Of course anyone that takes an opioid, should have a narcan pen. I'm not sure if it's state wide or country wide. But needless to say they shouldn't be traveling without it. I dmtake an opiod and take mine everywhere even if I'm just spending the night at a friend's house. I will now get off my pedestal.
                                                                                  God bless you Dr. Mike and the young man whose life you saved ❤ XOXO

                                                                                  • Tactical Absol
                                                                                    Tactical Absol  11 hours back

                                                                                    Great work Doctor Mike!

                                                                                    • N T-Wilson
                                                                                      N T-Wilson  12 hours back

                                                                                      Can you be my science teacher? You are really engaging.

                                                                                      • BTS CHOEGO
                                                                                        BTS CHOEGO  12 hours back

                                                                                        i cant stop looking at his handsome face

                                                                                        • MissyPinkie
                                                                                          MissyPinkie  13 hours back

                                                                                          In the UK we have a nationwide shortage of epipens to the point where doctors are not able to prescribe them after first anaphylaxis (unless extreme) and majority of people with an epipen still use it 6 months after expiration date (with note from doctor, acknowledging the half life of the epipen at that time). Which means a lot of allergic reactions are now a lot more time critical.

                                                                                          • Bhesk24 7
                                                                                            Bhesk24 7  13 hours back

                                                                                            I would not let me wife be your patient 😂😂😂 dude puts me to shame. Your the man doc

                                                                                            • Archit Barve
                                                                                              Archit Barve  13 hours back

                                                                                              I have a question, is there a relation between sine wave and sinus rhythm?

                                                                                              • UnwaveringBackBone
                                                                                                UnwaveringBackBone  13 hours back

                                                                                                So basically it's a tick that forces you to become vegan?? ...and if you live in the lonestar state that would be especially inconvenient if one wants to enjoy the famous meat

                                                                                                • lilaznprincessj
                                                                                                  lilaznprincessj  14 hours back

                                                                                                  Bro, do you even MacGyver? Nicely done! Glad you didn’t have to cut him open. In a non-sterile environment. With non existent medical tools. While the plane goes bump. 😱