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[Acute high altitude sickness--medical experiences from Mount Everest during the spring season 1996].
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1997 Mar 20; 117(8):1110-7.TN

Abstract

In April-May 1996 a Norwegian expedition climbed Mount Everest from the Tibetan side, Eight out of the ten members reached the summit. The expedition did not experience any serious incidents but took part in the rescue and treatment of climbers from other expeditions. Eleven cases are reported. Four of these were fatal. Cerebral oedema and frostbite were the most common problems in addition to hypothermia and exhaustion. The author also discusses acute mountain sickness, including clinical features, treatment and prophylaxis.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Forskningsforum/Klinikk for Akuttmedisin, Ullevål sykehus, Oslo.

Pub Type(s)

Case Reports
English Abstract
Journal Article

Language

nor

PubMed ID

9148479

Citation

Rostrup, M. "[Acute High Altitude Sickness--medical Experiences From Mount Everest During the Spring Season 1996]." Tidsskrift for Den Norske Laegeforening : Tidsskrift for Praktisk Medicin, Ny Raekke, vol. 117, no. 8, 1997, pp. 1110-7.
Rostrup M. [Acute high altitude sickness--medical experiences from Mount Everest during the spring season 1996]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1997;117(8):1110-7.
Rostrup, M. (1997). [Acute high altitude sickness--medical experiences from Mount Everest during the spring season 1996]. Tidsskrift for Den Norske Laegeforening : Tidsskrift for Praktisk Medicin, Ny Raekke, 117(8), 1110-7.
Rostrup M. [Acute High Altitude Sickness--medical Experiences From Mount Everest During the Spring Season 1996]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1997 Mar 20;117(8):1110-7. PubMed PMID: 9148479.
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