[Ebook] ➦ Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) ➬ Stephen Bezruchka – Thegreatwallonline.us

Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)Mountaineering Guidelines For People Going To Altitude Heights Above 7,000 Feet With Pre Existing Health Conditions Such As Heart Conditions, Diabetes, And Cancer A Handy Glossary And Easy To Read Tables Covering Symptoms And Signs, Altitude Illness, And High Altitude Drugs Case Studies Of Real Situations And A Question And Answer Section Help Readers Better Understand General Issues About Altitude And Its Effects, And This Edition OfAltitude Illnessprovides The Latest Information On Prevention And Treatment Of Altitude Illness From Preparing For Altitude To Recognizing And Treating The Symptoms Of Acute Mountain Sickness, Including High Altitude Pulmonary And Cerebral Edemas Suited For Both Novice And Seasoned Hikers, Climbers, Trekkers, And Skiers, Altitude Illness, 2nd Ed., Also Includes An Updated Examination Of How Altitude Interacts With Certain Drugs, A New Section On Using The Web To Find Information About Altitude Illness, And Much

[Ebook] ➦ Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) ➬ Stephen Bezruchka – Thegreatwallonline.us
  • Paperback
  • 156 pages
  • Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)
  • Stephen Bezruchka
  • English
  • 22 May 2018
  • 9780898866858

10 thoughts on “Altitude Illness: Prevention & Treatment (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

  1. says:

    I picked this book up after my third, and most recent, trek at high altitude On each trek, I felt the altitude at some point along the trail, but the most troubling and persistent issue for me has been sleep disruption what I learned in the book was called periodic breathing That was one of several useful lessons I learned from this book Altitude illness is an odd affliction There s a clear logic to what is happening inside your body There s a lack of sufficient oxygen to get said oxygen distributed throughout your body by way of your body s business as usual operations Homeostasis is out of whack, and the body does a number of things at once to rectify the problem Because of this, in practice the ailment is actually a range of disparate illnesses that can seem to act in an arbitrary manner Different people feel altitude in different ways Some have no problems if they acclimate a few days, but others hit a ceiling beyond which they can t travel no matter what One s level of fitness has little to do with how well on acclimatizes For some, like myself, it can be a nuisance, but for others it can turn into a threat to survival in a flash This book ...

  2. says:

    Well worth reading for any propective mountaineer as well as those looking to climb to higher altitudes

  3. says:

    Very informative in advance of a Kilimanjaro climb.

  4. says:

    This is a must read if you are a mountaineer It gives great insights into altitude sickness and how to look for it.

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