How can acute mountain sickness be quantified at moderate altitude?

@article{Roeggla1996HowCA,
  title={How can acute mountain sickness be quantified at moderate altitude?},
  author={Georg Roeggla and Martin R{\"o}ggla and Anton Podolsky and Andreas Wagner and Anton N. Laggner},
  journal={Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={141-3}
}
Reports of acute mountain sickness (AMS) at moderate altitude show a wide variability, possibly because of different investigation methods. The aim of our study was to investigate the impact of investigation methods on AMS incidence. Hackett's established AMS score (a structured interview and physical examination), the new Lake Louise AMS score (a self-reported questionnaire) and oxygen saturation were determined in 99 alpinists after ascent to 2.94 km altitude. AMS incidence was 8% in Hackett… CONTINUE READING