Himilayan Rescue Association: Effective in preveiting severe forms of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

“Acute mountain sickness (AMS), High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE) are well known problems in the high altitude region of the Nepal Himalayas.HAPE and HACE are the life-threatening forms of AMS and although there is a linear increase

of trekkers entering the Himalayas in Nepal, the findings revealed that HAPE and HACE have not increased over time. One possible explanation may be that awareness drives by organizations like the Himalayan Rescue Association may be effective in preventing the severe forms of AMS” says scientists working in preventing AMS in Nepal Himalayas. See detail article >>

 Himilayan Rescue Association: Effective in preveiting severe forms of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

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