Tag Altitude
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

High Altitude illness

High altitude illness includes: acute mountain sickness; high altitude cerebral edema (HACE); high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE); high altitude retinal haemorrhages
EBM Gone Wild mountain 340

Deep breathing to prevent acute mountain sickness

Mountain sickness can effect even the fittest among us. It is so prevalent that there are myriads of studies showing the lowest effective dose of acetazolamide, as it has unwelcome side effects. While other studies have shown that ibuprofen is effective…