Etihad Airways said it will install new technology on its long- and ultra-long-haul aircraft that will aid it in managing inflight medical emergencies. The Tempus IC system "allows cabin crew to gather vital information about a passenger's health quickly and efficiently," including blood pressure and an electrocardiogram. It also enables the crew to take photo imagery. The information is transmitted to a medical team on the ground for further diagnosis and to make recommendations.

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