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Mountain sickness.
Neurol Clin. 1992 Nov; 10(4):1015-30.NC

Abstract

This article outlines the fundamental physiology and pathology of high altitude. It covers the latest findings from the unique experiment Operation Everest II in which eight persons were gradually decompressed to the "summit" of Mt. Everest and extensive physiologic studies done. The article contains an examination of the various high altitude pathologies, including acute mountain sickness, high altitude pulmonary edema, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude retinal hemorrhage. Information on prevention and current approaches to treatment conclude the article.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Australia.

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

1435655

Citation

Sutton, J R.. "Mountain Sickness." Neurologic Clinics, vol. 10, no. 4, 1992, pp. 1015-30.
Sutton JR. Mountain sickness. Neurol Clin. 1992;10(4):1015-30.
Sutton, J. R. (1992). Mountain sickness. Neurologic Clinics, 10(4), 1015-30.
Sutton JR. Mountain Sickness. Neurol Clin. 1992;10(4):1015-30. PubMed PMID: 1435655.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Mountain sickness. A1 - Sutton,J R, PY - 1992/11/1/pubmed PY - 1992/11/1/medline PY - 1992/11/1/entrez SP - 1015 EP - 30 JF - Neurologic clinics JO - Neurol Clin VL - 10 IS - 4 N2 - This article outlines the fundamental physiology and pathology of high altitude. It covers the latest findings from the unique experiment Operation Everest II in which eight persons were gradually decompressed to the "summit" of Mt. Everest and extensive physiologic studies done. The article contains an examination of the various high altitude pathologies, including acute mountain sickness, high altitude pulmonary edema, high altitude cerebral edema, and high altitude retinal hemorrhage. Information on prevention and current approaches to treatment conclude the article. SN - 0733-8619 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/1435655/Mountain_sickness_ DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -
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