altitude sickness

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effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes

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2: Emergency Field Management of Acute Mountain Sickness, High Altitude Pulmonary Edema, and High Altitude Cerebral Edema.
Acute mountain sickness is not repeatable across two 12-hour normobaric hypoxia exposures.
He remained asymptomatic and did not show any signs of acute mountain sickness. At this height, he stayed for almost 14 days.
Searches were performed using the search terms under two search themes that were combined using the Boolean operator "AND." For the theme of "AMS," a combination of Medical Subject Headings (MeSHs), entry terms, and text words was used: "acute mountain sickness," "altitude illness," "mountain sickness," "high-altitude cerebral edema," and "HACE." For the theme of "Smoking," "smoking" and "tobacco" were used.
Lassen et al., "Cerebral blood flow in acute mountain sickness," Journal of Applied Physiology, vol.
Li X, Tao F, Pei T, You H, Liu Y, Gao Y (2011) Population level determinants of acute mountain sickness among young men: a retrospective study.
Between three and seven people die on Kilimanjaro each year, mostly from falls, hypothermia or acute mountain sickness (which fills lungs with fluid).
Identifying risk factors that contribute to acute mountain sickness
Craig, who runs his own business Elegant Blinds, added: "This is our biggest fear, acute mountain sickness (AMS).
Testing individual risk of acute mountain sickness at greater altitudes.
The challenges experienced during a trip at such high altitudes, including Acute Mountain Sickness and unpredictable road conditions, enhance the storyline.
Lynn finished in an amazing 96th, days after being very poorly with acute mountain sickness before the race.
13 ( ANI ): Italian and French researchers have suggested that it is possible to predict acute mountain sickness with their newly developed test that will help prone individuals take necessary medication.
Four of the most common risks are exhaustion, frostbite, hypothermia, and acute mountain sickness.
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