Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment: How to Stay Healthy at Altitude-- From Resort Skiing to Himalayan Climbing

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Most people wouldn't think twice about occasional headaches, loss of appetite, or drowsiness. But at high altitudes they are not to be ignored. They are early symptoms of altitude sickness, a potentially deadly imbalance that can affect hikers, skiers, mountain climbers, and anyone traveling above 7,000 feet (2,000 meters). This book helps you to recognize and respond to altitude illness. In an easy-to-use format, it describes the acclimatization process and what can go wrong, and then presents simple methods of diagnosis ...

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment: How to Stay Healthy at Altitude-- From Resort Skiing to Himalayan Climbing 1994, Mountaineers Books

ISBN-13: 9780898864021

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