Accession Number : AD0466169


Title :   REPORT ON THE FOURTH EXPEDITION TO THE COLOMBIAN ANDES.


Descriptive Note : Final rept., 1 Nov 63-31 Oct 64,


Corporate Author : MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)


Personal Author(s) : Waterlow, J C ; Bunje, H W


Report Date : May 1965


Pagination or Media Count : 24


Abstract : This report discusses a study of electrolyte metabolism in relation to mountain sickness. The particular hypothesis to be tested was that the symptoms of mountain sickness might be related to potassium depletion. The reasons underlying this hypothesis have been set out in full in previous reports, and is summarized in this report. (Author)


Descriptors :   MOUNTAINS , COLOMBIA , BLOOD CHEMISTRY , URINE , APPETITE , ACID BASE EQUILIBRIUM , EXERCISE(PHYSIOLOGY)


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE