Cognitive impairment of acute mountain sickness and acetazolamide.

  title={Cognitive impairment of acute mountain sickness and acetazolamide.},
  author={Alex J White},
  journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine},
  volume={55 7},
  • Alex J White
  • Published 1984 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine
In a trial to assess the cognitive impairment attributable to benign acute mountain sickness (AMS) and to acetazolamide, six women and five men, 20-35 years old, ascended from sea-level to 3600 m in 36 h and were assessed for deterioration in performance on psychological tests. Of five sex-matched pairs with a mean age difference of 3.4 years (S.D. +/- 4.4… CONTINUE READING