Altitude Mountain Sickness
A discussion of altitude-related illnesses and recognizing alternative diagnoses.
1. Describe acute mountain sickness
2. Describe high altitude pulmonary edema
3. Discuss the rapid evaluation of a patient with suspected altitude problem.
Linda E Keyes, MD, FACEP
Past-President, Wilderness Medical Society
Associate Clinical Professor, Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado, Research advisor, Section of Wilderness Medicine
Attending Physician, Boulder Emergency Physicians
EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and Group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG)
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