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Information about high altitude illness and physiology, and the home of the International HAPE Database - a registry of sufferers of high altitude pulmonary edema.
American Academy of Family Physicians
Overview article with an informational handout for patients.
Article from Emergency Medicine covering cerebral syndromes in altitude sickness from AMS to HACE.
eMedicine Health - Mountain Sickness
Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Family Practice Notebook: High Altitude Sickness
Outline of symptoms, prevention, and diagnosis for all altitude related illnesses.
High Altitude Medicine and Biology
About the magazine published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (and me)
Personal account of an experience with HAPE.
High-Altitude Medical Guide
Information on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illness, as well as other health issues affecting travelers to destinations at altitude.
Information about the International Hypoxia Symposium including abstracts.
Medex and Medical Expeditions
Information about and from this research charity dedicated to investigating the mechanisms of altitude related illness. Newsletter archive and planned expedition information.
Outdoor Action Guide to High Altitude
Description of altitude related illnesses, their symptoms and their treatment.
Basic description of common illnesses encountered at various altitudes with prevention tips.
Article from Emergency Medicine covering HAPE.
Supplemental Oxygen for the General Aviation Pilot
Article on determining the need for supplemental oxygen at density altitude.
Warning: Altitude Sickness Shouldn't Be Taken Lightly
Article from Health World about the effects of altitude on exercise.
WebMD - Altitude Sickness
Explains causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
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