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High-altitude medicine.
Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1997 Feb; 15(1):191-222.EM

Abstract

This article discusses prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illnesses, especially acute mountain sickness, high-altitude pulmonary edema, and high-altitude cerebral edema. Physicians advising travelers and trekkers who will be visiting high-altitude areas will find an organized approach to giving pretravel advice. Physicians practicing in or visiting high-altitude areas will find guidelines for diagnosis and treatment. This article also addresses the issue of patients with underlying diseases who wish to travel to high-altitude destinations.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Columbia Alaska Regional Hospital and Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, USA.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Review

Language

eng

PubMed ID

9056576

Citation

Zafren, K, and B Honigman. "High-altitude Medicine." Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, vol. 15, no. 1, 1997, pp. 191-222.
Zafren K, Honigman B. High-altitude medicine. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1997;15(1):191-222.
Zafren, K., & Honigman, B. (1997). High-altitude medicine. Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, 15(1), 191-222.
Zafren K, Honigman B. High-altitude Medicine. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 1997;15(1):191-222. PubMed PMID: 9056576.
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