Review of Military Mountain Medicine Technology and Research Barriers
NATO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANIZATION NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE (FRANCE)
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The subject matter of this review is hypobaric hypoxia, an environmental stress resulting from ascent to progressively higher terrestrial elevation or altitude above 1,200 meters m 3,937 feet ft. NATO RTO HFM-146 reviewed the empirical evidence of the adverse impact of high terrestrial elevations on health and physical and mental performances and current capabilities to mitigate these aversive impacts. The report identifies needed mountain medicine capabilities and technology and research barriers gaps blocking achievement of these capabilities.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Stress Physiology