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Research & Reviews  143 results

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...

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

Apr 6th, 2020 - Guidelines Summary Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) have been issued by the following organizations: Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) [2, 3] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [4] Th...

Uncommon causes of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NPR.0000657300.99895.45
The Nurse Practitioner; Simko LC, Culleiton AL

Mar 24th, 2020 - Although acute respiratory distress syndrome is the most common cause of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, NPs also should be familiar with several other less common causes, including transfusion-related acute lung injury, neurogenic pulmonary edema...

Angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and high-altitude pu...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7052470
Journal of the Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone System : JRAAS; Zheng Y, Huang J

Feb 28th, 2020 - The purpose of the study was to investigate the association between angiotensin-converting enzyme gene insertion/deletion polymorphism and high-altitude pulmonary edema. A systematic search for relevant literature was performed in MEDLINE, CNKI, a...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  165 results

COVID-19 Daily: Vent Debate Continues, Screening for Taste/Smell
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929161

Apr 20th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Ventilation Debate Continues Some physic...

Physicians Push Back on Treating COVID-19 as HAPE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929131

Apr 20th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. For Luanne Freer, MD, an expert in high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and founder and director of Everest ER, a nonprofit seasonal clinic at the...

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...

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

Apr 6th, 2020 - Guidelines Summary Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) have been issued by the following organizations: Wilderness Medical Society (WMS) [2, 3] Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [4] Th...

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News  13 results

COVID-19 Daily: Vent Debate Continues, Screening for Taste/Smell
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929161

Apr 20th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape's editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Ventilation Debate Continues Some physic...

Physicians Push Back on Treating COVID-19 as HAPE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/929131

Apr 20th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. For Luanne Freer, MD, an expert in high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and founder and director of Everest ER, a nonprofit seasonal clinic at the...

Is Protocol-Driven COVID-19 Ventilation Doing More Harm Than Good?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/928236

Apr 5th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's  Coronavirus Resource Center. Physicians in the COVID-19 trenches are beginning to question whether standard respiratory therapy protocols for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndr...

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 ...

High-Altitude Lung Edema Can Mimic Pneumonia in Kids, Even Without Travel
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/867210

Aug 8th, 2016 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - What looks like pneumonia in children living at high elevations may actually be high-altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), even if the patient has not traveled, new research suggests. HAPE is known to affect children and adu...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →