Cognitive assessment of a trekking expedition to 5100 m: a comparison of computerized and written testing methods.


OBJECTIVE To assess a typical commercial trekking cohort for cognitive impairment after gradual ascent to 5100 m. METHODS We performed a prospective, controlled, repeated-measures study within a trekking expedition to Nepal. A sample of expedition participants was studied; 36 were enrolled and 26 completed all testing. Additional normative data were… (More)
DOI: 10.1580/08-WEME-OR-261R.1