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Altitude Sickness, Nepal: 14 reviews and 14 photos

AMS, HACE and HAPE????

Three types of altitude sickness :
AMS: Acute Mountain Sickness; HECE: High Altitude Cerebral Oedema; HAPE: High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema.

Do read about it and do understand it before you leave and while trekking and mountaineering in Nepal. This handbook is very handy and portable, easy to read and not expensive:
"The High Altuitude medicine Handbook. Micro edition", A:J:Pollard and D.R.Murdoch, Book Faith India, 1997.
Available in Delhi, Kathmandu and elsewhere. Distributed by Pilgrims Book House in Kathmandu.

othercontact: info@pilgrims@wlink.com.np

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  • Written Mar 16, 2005
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