Accession Number:

ADA582156

Title:

Preliminary Model of Acute Mountain Sickness Severity

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA THERMAL AND MOUNTAIN MEDICINE DIVISION

Report Date:

2010-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Altitude illness severely limits operational effectiveness of dismounted Warriors in mountainous terrains. Commanders, therefore, need accurate estimates and predictors of Acute Mountain Sickness AMS, the most common altitude illness, to effectively plan and manage missions to altitude.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE