Get up-to-date information for preparing and adapting to altitude and heights above 2130m. The guide outlines recognizing, treating, and preventing altitude related problems including acute mountain sickness and high altitude pulmonary and cerebral edemas. Useful for those going to altitude with pre-existing health conditions. The information is presented in easy to read tables and has a glossary to cover symptoms and signs, altitude illnesses, and high altitude drugs.
|Ideal for||Alpine climbing and mountaineering|
|Author||Stephen Bezruchka, MD, MPH|