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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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