Accession Number:

AD0677187

Title:

PSYCHOMOTOR EFFECTS OF LOW DOSES OF ACETAZOLAMIDE TO AID ACCOMMODATION OF MEN TO ALTITUDE

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 May 1965,31 Dec 1967

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TX BROOKS AFB United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

Studies were conducted to evaluate the usefulness of acetazolamide in aiding accommodation to altitude. Three experimental conditions were included in the studies five men decompressed to a pressure altitude of 14,000 ft. for 6 hours six men decompressed to 16,000 ft. for 4 hours and three men decompressed to 14,000 ft. for 5 days. Each subject participated in two runs, one with administration of the drug and the other in placebo, using the usual double blind procedure.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE