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Research & Reviews  195 results

COVID-19 Lung Injury and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema: A False Equation with Dangerous...
https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-327FR
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; Luks AM, Swenson ER

Apr 24th, 2020 - Amid efforts to care for the large number of patients with COVID-19, there has been considerable speculation about whether the lung injury seen in these patients is different than ARDS from other causes. One idea that has garnered considerable att...

Effectiveness of the hypoxic exercise test to predict altitude illness and performance ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177172
Physiological Reports REFERENCES; Pla R, Brocherie F et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2020 - The hypoxic exercise test is used to predict the susceptibility to severe High Altitude Illness (SHAI). In the present study, we aimed to use this test to predict the changes in performance and the physiological responses to moderate altitude in e...

Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32293852
American Family Physician; Armstrong C

Apr 15th, 2020 - Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society.|2020|Armstrong C,|

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/300716-print

Apr 6th, 2020 - Background High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a potentially fatal form of severe high-altitude illness, a type of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia.[1]  (See the following image.) High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Plain che...

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/300716-overview

Apr 6th, 2020 - Background High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a potentially fatal form of severe high-altitude illness, a type of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia. [1]  (See the following image.) High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Plain ch...

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Guidelines  3 results

Wilderness Medical Society Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatmen...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2019.04.006
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Luks AM, Auerbach PS et. al.

Jun 29th, 2019 - To provide guidance to clinicians about best preventive and therapeutic practices, the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness, high alt...

Wilderness Medical Society practice guidelines for the prevention and treatment of acut...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2014.06.017
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Luks AM, McIntosh SE et. al.

Dec 16th, 2014 - To provide guidance to clinicians about best practices, the Wilderness Medical Society convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness, high altitude cerebral edema, and high al...

Wilderness Medical Society consensus guidelines for the prevention and treatment of acu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wem.2010.03.002
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Luks AM, McIntosh SE et. al.

Jul 1st, 2010 - To provide guidance to clinicians about best practices, the Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) convened an expert panel to develop evidence-based guidelines for the prevention and treatment of acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude cerebral ed...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  205 results

COVID-19 Lung Injury and High Altitude Pulmonary Edema: A False Equation with Dangerous...
https://doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.202004-327FR
Annals of the American Thoracic Society; Luks AM, Swenson ER

Apr 24th, 2020 - Amid efforts to care for the large number of patients with COVID-19, there has been considerable speculation about whether the lung injury seen in these patients is different than ARDS from other causes. One idea that has garnered considerable att...

Effectiveness of the hypoxic exercise test to predict altitude illness and performance ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177172
Physiological Reports REFERENCES; Pla R, Brocherie F et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2020 - The hypoxic exercise test is used to predict the susceptibility to severe High Altitude Illness (SHAI). In the present study, we aimed to use this test to predict the changes in performance and the physiological responses to moderate altitude in e...

Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32293852
American Family Physician; Armstrong C

Apr 15th, 2020 - Acute Altitude Illness: Updated Prevention and Treatment Guidelines from the Wilderness Medical Society.|2020|Armstrong C,|

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) 
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/300716-print

Apr 6th, 2020 - Background High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a potentially fatal form of severe high-altitude illness, a type of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia.[1]  (See the following image.) High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Plain che...

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/300716-overview

Apr 6th, 2020 - Background High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a potentially fatal form of severe high-altitude illness, a type of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia. [1]  (See the following image.) High-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE). Plain ch...

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News  11 results

Acute Altitude Illness Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/916205

Jul 31st, 2019 - In 2019, the Wilderness Medical Society released an update to clinical practice guidelines on the prevention and treatment of acute altitude illness.[1] Prevention Slowly increased sleeping elevation (ie, gradual ascent) is recommended to prevent ...

Mountain Climbing Survival Tips -- It's All in the Details
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/915187

Jul 11th, 2019 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Robert D. Glatter, MD: Hi. I'm Dr Robert Glatter, editorial member and advisor for Medscape Emergency Medicine. With the recent spate of deaths of climbers on Mount Everest filling the news, it seems li...

Wilderness Lab: An Exploration of Heat Loss After Avalanche Burial
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/generalprimarycare/53205

Aug 24th, 2015 - In 1981, members of the American Medical Research Expedition, led by legendary respiratory physiologist John West, collected alveolar gas samples at the summit of Mt. Everest, ushering in a modern experimental era in high altitude medicine. West a...

High-Altitude Illness
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/82565/sports-medicine/high-altitude-illness/page/0/1

May 1st, 2014 - High-Altitude Cerebral Edema High-altitude cerebral edema, a condition that can be considered on a continuum with AMS, is hallmarked by progressive neurological symptoms. It is defined by either the presence of a change in mental status and/or ata.

Prevention and Treatment of High Altitude Sickness
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/52372/prevention-and-treatment-high-altitude-sickness/page/0/1
Family Practice News;

Apr 2nd, 2012 - Bottom Line High altitude illness has become a more common concern with increasing global travel. Prevention is paramount, with emphasis on slow ascent.

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