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Re: Altitude sickness death

Postby Cross Country » Wed Jul 29, 2015 2:22 pm

I wrote this TWICE and then couldn't find either. I hope I'm not getting Alzheimers - haha.

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Re: Altitude sickness death

Postby acvdmlac » Fri Jul 31, 2015 1:04 pm

Here is a scoring system to gauge the severity of someone's acute mountain sickness:

http://www.thepeakinc.com/assets/PDFs/L ... _001-1.pdf[/url]
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