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We describe a case report of a subject suffering high-altitude cerebral and pulmonary edema successfully treated with low flow rates of supplemental oxygen administered with a breathing system designed to conserve oxygen supplies at high altitude.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Wilderness Environ Med

Publication Date

2005

Volume

16

Pages

101 - 103

Keywords

Altitude Sickness, Brain Edema, Diagnosis, Differential, Emergency Treatment, Humans, Hyperbaric Oxygenation, Male, Middle Aged, Mountaineering