Altitude Sickness


The physiological changes and medical problems that can be associated with exposure to high altitude by people accustomed to living at or below sea level.

Keywords: hypoxia; cerebral oedema; pulmonary oedema


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Piantadosi, Claude A(Apr 2001) Altitude Sickness. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester. [doi: 10.1038/npg.els.0002128]