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12 Altitude Illness • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE) – accumulation of fluid in brain and lungs – general fatigue, pain in chest, headache, nausea – immediate descent to lower altitude – prevent severe disability or death
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Unformatted text preview: • High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) – progression inc in intracranial pressure – coma/death – inc severity of symptoms of HAPE – immediate descent *...
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  • Fall '09
  • asmundson
  • Altitude sickness, high altitude, High altitude pulmonary edema, Altitude Pulmonary Edema, Altitude Cerebral Edema, High Altitude Cerebral Edema

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