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Other Works Consulted

  • Hackett PH, Roach RC (2012). High-altitude medicine and physiology. In PS Auerbach, ed., Wilderness Medicine, 6th ed., pp. 2-33. Philadelphia: Mosby Elsevier.

  • Luks AM, et al. (2010). In R Mason et al., eds., Murray and Nadel's Textbook of Respiratory Medicine, 5th ed., vol. 2, pp. 1651-1673. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

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