Pulmonary acute mountain sickness

Dickinson, J.G. (1983) Pulmonary acute mountain sickness. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 30 (2). pp. 76-78.

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Pathophysiology of acute mountain sickness is discussed on the basis of seven autopsies. Pulmonary & Cerebral types are described. Reasons for preferring the term acute mountain sickness to high attitude pulmonary oedema are given. Urgent evacuation is the mainstay of management.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Autopsy, Pathophysiology, Acute Mountain Sickness, Oedema, Pulmonary, Cerebral, Management, Nepal
Subjects:Environment and Public Health > Environment
Investigative Techniques > Autopsy
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiration Disorders
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services > Health Services
Nervous System Diseases > Central Nervous System Diseases > Brain Diseases
Therapeutics > Patient Care
Persons > Patients
Geographic Locations > Asia > Asia, Western > Nepal
Therapeutics > Emergency Treatment
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
Health Services Administration > Patient Care Management
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Edema
ID Code:2629
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:26 February 2008

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