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References

Citations

  1. Lipman GS, et al. (2012). Ibuprofen prevents altitude illness: A randomized controlled trial for prevention of altitude illness with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 59(6): 484–490.

  2. Murdoch D (2010). Altitude sickness, search date October 2009. Online version of BMJ Clinical Evidence: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.

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.

  • Luks AM, et al. (2010). Wilderness Medical Society consensus guidelines for the prevention and treatment of acute altitude sickness. Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, 21(2): 146–155.

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