UIAA Medical Advice: Emergency Field Management of ACS, HAPE and HACE

Acute mountain sickness (AMS), high altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and high altitude cerebral edema (HACE) are the most important and most common altitude-related diseases. Up to altitudes of about 5000-6000m, symptoms of altitude illness are a direct result of inadequate acclimatization. The UIAA Medical Commission … Continue reading UIAA Medical Advice: Emergency Field Management of ACS, HAPE and HACE