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Research & Reviews 73 results
American Family Physician;
May 14th, 2021 - Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Altitude Illness, Transfusions, Group B Streptococcus, Acute Pain.|2021||
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Wipplinger F, Holthof N et. al.
Mar 22nd, 2021 - With the advent of high-quality portable ultrasound machines, point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has gained interest as a promising diagnostic tool for patients with high altitude illness. Although POCUS is used successfully in hospital environments...
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease; Pandey P, Lee K et. al.
Feb 28th, 2021 - Nepal has always been a popular international travel destination. There is limited published data, however, on the spectrum of illnesses acquired by travellers to Nepal. GeoSentinel is a global data collection network of travel and tropical medici...
Respiratory Research; Fu X, Yang C et. al.
Feb 14th, 2021 - Chinese Yunnan Province, located in the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau, is a famous tourist paradise where acute high-altitude illness common occurs among lowland people visitors due to non-acclimatization to the acute hypobaric hypoxia (AHH) conditions. ...
Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise; Richalet JP, Pillard F et. al.
Jan 13th, 2021 - A decision tree based on a clinico-physiological score (SHAI score) has been developed to detect subjects susceptible to Severe High Altitude Illness (SHAI). We aimed to validate this decision tree, to rationalize the prescription of acetazolamide...
Guidelines 2 results
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Luks AM, Auerbach PS et. al.
Jun 30th, 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 & Environmental Medicine; Luks AM, McIntosh SE et. al.
Jul 2nd, 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...
Clinicaltrials.gov 4 results
Aug 20th, 2018 - Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is one of three syndromes of altitude illness. It is very common when people venture over 2500 meters altitude. This illness is mainly induced by acute exposure to low partial pressure of oxygen at high altitude that ...
Apr 20th, 2017 - This study was designed to bring together elements of prior studies and go one step further for definitive data on several points. The trial will employ two pharmaceutical intervention arms, which will compare placebo (the standard of care - infor...
Nov 29th, 2016 - Acetazolamide, or Diamox, is the standard medical prophylaxis agent for high altitude illness. The medication is effective in preventing acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE), and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE). ...
The proposed study is a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating ibuprofen and placebo for the prevention of neurological forms of altitude illness [including high altitude headache (HAH), acute mountain ...
News 7 results
Jul 12th, 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...
Nicholas C. Kanaan, MD; David Pomeranz et. al.
Dec 2nd, 2016 - Case A 30-year-old man without prior respiratory illness presented with coughing, wheezing, dyspnea on exertion, and decreased exercise tolerance after a 7-hour overnight exposure to yak-dung smoke. This episode took place at 4,240 m elevation in.
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...
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.
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.