Self-assessment of acute mountain sickness in adolescents: a pilot study
Imray, C. (Chris), Kennedy, Caroline H, Pattinson, Kyle, Brearey, Stephen and Wright, Alex. (2004) Self-assessment of acute mountain sickness in adolescents: a pilot study. Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, Vol.15 (No.3). pp. 202-206. ISSN 1080-6032Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/15473461
AMS is a common problem among adolescents. There are increasing numbers of adolescents traveling to high altitudes, and there appears to be a lack of information about the prevalence of AMS in this age group. Motivated adolescents seemed capable of self-monitoring for AMS using the Lake Louise questionnaire. Combined with an appropriate ascent profile and support, we feel this approach may contribute to safety in the mountains and merits further study.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School > Translational & Systems Medicine > Metabolic and Vascular Health
Faculty of Medicine > Warwick Medical School
|Journal or Publication Title:||Wilderness & Environmental Medicine|
|Page Range:||pp. 202-206|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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