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Altitude Sickness

Known as: Andes disease, high altitude effects, ANOXIA, ALTITUDE 
Multiple symptoms associated with reduced oxygen at high ALTITUDE.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BackgroundFollowing World Health Assembly resolutions 50.36 in 1997 and 56.7 in 2003, the World Health Organization (WHO… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
While driving simulators are a valuable tool for assessing multiple dimensions of driving performance under relatively safe… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
While the number of new detected cases of HAT is falling, say the authors, sleeping sickness could suffer the "punishment of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The aim of this study is to assess the impact of a broad range of possible factors relating to work, personal circumstances and… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Travel to a high altitude requires that the human body acclimatize to hypobaric hypoxia. Failure to acclimatize results in three… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction is associated with but may not be sufficient for the development of high-altitude pulmonary… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
OBJECTIVE--To assess the prevalence of symptoms and signs of acute mountain sickness of the Swiss Alps. DESIGN--A study using an… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Simulator sickness has been identified as a form of motion sickness in which users of simulators exhibit symptoms characteristic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
  • James T. Reason
  • Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • 1978
  • Corpus ID: 7909276
Introduction In almost all susceptible individuals, continued exposure to a provocative motion stimulus leads to the diminution… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
Acute mountain sickness (A.M.S.) and its severe complications, high-altitude pulmonary oedema (H.A.P.O.) and cerebral oedema (C.O… Expand
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