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high altitude

Conventionally, an altitude above 33,000 ft (10 km).
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Although rapid and profound compensation through increased minute ventilation is possible, the inevitable physiological consequence of ascent to high altitude is hypobaric hypoxia.
1 Four main clinical manifestations of high altitude illnesses are acute mountain sickness (AMS), high-altitude retinopathy (HAR), high-altitude cerebral oedema (HACE) and high-altitude pulmonary oedema (HAPE).
The global high altitude platforms market is quite fragmented in nature with very few companies operating across all the three segments viz.
Conclusions: Individuals performing duties at very high altitude, experience symptoms of anxiety and depression, their demographics are important in understanding their emotional problems.
Special attention should be paid to the smokers and those who worry about future and have breathing difficulties at high altitude to further enhance this psychological parameter.
None of the participants had slept at high altitude (>2500m) during the last six months prior to the study, and none was taking any medication during the study.
The airport's 13,300-foot (4,050-meter) altitude tested the MAX's capability to take off and land at high altitudes, which can affect overall airplane performance.
To support doctors that are consulted in hypoxia or high altitude related matters, the Medical Commission of the UIAA (Union Internationale des Associations d'Alpinisme) has published 24 recommendations.
Roeggla reported that alcohol depressed breathing at high altitudes and impeded high altitude acclimatization (7).
Although due to lack of oxygen and low oxygen demand, production of reactive oxygen derivatives expected to be low, high altitude exposure (due to reactive oxygen derivatives production and changes in antioxidant activity) may cause oxidative damage.
ISLAMABAD, February 08, 2010 (Balochistan Times): In occupied Kashmir, at least six Indian Army officers were killed and more than 450 personnel went missing, (Monday), when a massive avalanche struck a high altitude warfare training camp in Baramulla district.

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