The Mountaineers Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment

This product is not available

Product details

  • Author: Stephen Bezruchka
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books
  • Publication date: May, 2006
  • ISBN13: 9780898866858
  • Nr. pages: 128
  • Dimensions: 100 x 150mm
  • Weight: 80g

Product information

This edition of Altitude Illness provides 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 also includes an updated examination of how altitude interacts with certain drugs, a new section on using the web to find more information about altitude illness, and much more.

# 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 more

Product features

  • Brand: The Mountaineers
  • Book type: Instructional Book

Let us know you agree to cookies

We use marketing, analytical and functional cookies as well as similar technologies to give you the best experience. Third parties, including social media platforms, often place tracking cookies on our site to show you personalised adverts outside of our website.


We store your cookie preferences for two years and you can edit your preferences via ‘manage cookies’ or through the cookie policy at the bottom of every page. For more information, please see our cookie policy.