high altitude sickness


high altitude sickness
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  • high-altitude sickness — altitude s …   Medical dictionary

  • high-altitude pulmonary edema — (HAPE) pulmonary edema caused by hypoxia from excessive physical exertion after ascending quickly to a high altitude without acclimatization. See also high altitude sickness, under sickness …   Medical dictionary

  • High altitude — Altitude sickness occurs at high altitude. So what is high altitude? Altitude is defined on the following scale: {{}}High altitude: 8,000 12,000 feet (2,438 3,658 meters); Very high altitude: 12,000 18,000 feet (3,658 5,487 meters); and Extremely …   Medical dictionary

  • High altitude pulmonary edema — (HAPE) is a life threatening form of non cardiogenic pulmonary edema that occurs in otherwise healthy mountaineers at altitudes above 2,500 meters (8,200 feet). Some cases however have been reported also at lower altitudes (between 1500 and 2500… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude — are regions on the Earth s surface (or in its atmosphere) that are high above mean sea level. The composition and temperature of the atmosphere at high altitude is substantially different than at sea level. These differences can affect living… …   Wikipedia

  • Altitude sickness — Infobox Disease Name = Altitude sickness Caption = DiseasesDB = 8375 DiseasesDB mult = DiseasesDB2|29615 ICD10 = ICD10|T|70|2|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|E902.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 3225 MeshID = D000532 Altitude… …   Wikipedia

  • altitude sickness — Pathol. a condition affecting some persons at high altitudes, caused by insufficient oxygen in the blood and characterized by dizziness, nausea, and shortness of breath. [1915 20] * * * or mountain sickness Acute reaction to a change from low… …   Universalium

  • Altitude sickness — 1. Altitude sickness (or altitude illness) is a disorder caused by being at high altitude. It more commonly occurs above 8,000 feet (2,440 meters). The cause of altitude illness is a matter of oxygen physiology. At sea level the concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • High altitude research — There are a wide range of potential applications for research at high altitude, including medical, physiological, and cosmic physics research. High altitude medical researchThe most obvious and direct application of high altitude research is to… …   Wikipedia

  • High altitude cerebral edema — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = High altitude cerebral edema ICD10 = ICD9 = ICD9|993.2 High altitude cerebral edema (or HACE) is a severe (frequently fatal) form of altitude sickness. HACE is the result of swelling of brain tissue from fluid… …   Wikipedia

  • altitude sickness — noun effects (as nosebleed or nausea) of oxygen deficiency in the blood and tissues at high altitudes • Hypernyms: ↑hypoxia • Hyponyms: ↑mountain sickness * * * ˈaltitude sickness 7 [altitude sickness] …   Useful english dictionary


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