Part 3 of the "COVID-19: Keeping the baby in the bath" series discussing whether COVID-19 is part of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and the importance of lung compliance.
High altitude illness includes: acute mountain sickness; high altitude cerebral edema (HACE); high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE); high altitude retinal haemorrhages
Acute mountain sickness is more than one syndrome. When acute mountain sickness affects up to half of those who ascend beyond 4500m, it's something we really don't know as much about as we would like.
Environmental Enigma: One of your colleagues tells you he is going to climb Mt Kilimanjaro next month. He has never been to altitude before and asks you how he can prevent altitude sickness while on his trek...