|Document ID (ISN)||65658|
|Convention or series no.
||Ward M.P., Milledge J.S., West J.B.
||High altitude medicine and physiology
||Chapman & Hall, 2-6 Boundary Row, London SE1 8HN, United Kingdom, 2nd ed., 1995. xviii, 618p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 69.00.
||Contents of this manual: the human response to altitude; ventilatory response to hypoxia and carbon dioxide; lung diffusion; cardiovascular system; haematology; blood gas transport; peripheral tissues; exercise; limiting factors at extreme altitude; sleep; nutrition and intestinal function; the endocrine and renal systems; central nervous system; high-altitude populations; mountain sickness; high-altitude pulmonary oedema, cerebral oedema and retinal haemorrhage; vascular disorders; thermal balance and its regulation; reaction to cold; hypothermia; local cold injury; accidents, surgical emergencies and anaesthesia; skiing injuries and rescue in the mountains; heat injury and solar radiation; medical conditions at high altitude - leisure and commercial activities; fitness and performance in the mountains; practicalities of field studies.
||physiology; high altitude
||solar radiation; pulmonary oedema; cardiovascular system; cold stress; central nervous system; physiology of endocrine system; thermal balance; retinal haemorrhage; blood gases; physical fitness; nutrition; vascular dysfunction; sleep; haematological changes; mountain sickness; manuals; peripheral circulation; physiology of respiratory system; sports and recreation; diffusion capacity
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Physical fitness programmes