Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a neurological disorder that may be unpredictably experienced by subjects ascending at a high altitude. The aim of the present study was to develop a predictive index, measured at an intermediate altitude, to predict the onset of AMS at a higher altitude.

Index measured at an intermediate altitude to predict impending acute mountain sickness / P.A. Modesti, S. Rapi, R. Paniccia, G. Bilo, M. Revera, P. Agostoni, A. Piperno, G.E. Cambi, A. Rogolino, A. Biggeri, G. Mancia, G.F. Gensini, R. Abbate, G. Parati. - In: MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. - ISSN 0195-9131. - 43:10(2011 Oct), pp. 1811-1818.

Index measured at an intermediate altitude to predict impending acute mountain sickness

P. Agostoni;A. Piperno;
2011

Abstract

Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is a neurological disorder that may be unpredictably experienced by subjects ascending at a high altitude. The aim of the present study was to develop a predictive index, measured at an intermediate altitude, to predict the onset of AMS at a higher altitude.
Acute Disease ; Young Adult ; Humans ; Models, Biological ; Altitude Sickness ; Oxygen ; Altitude ; Prospective Studies ; Adult ; Headache ; Hematocrit ; Middle Aged ; Female ; Male ; Mountaineering
Settore MED/11 - Malattie dell'Apparato Cardiovascolare
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