Educational Material

  • Preparing for Safe Travel to High Altitude By Paul Anderson, M.D. Co-investigator - ASAP study
  • Curriculum for high school/colleges on altitude physiology and illness (under development)
  • Hypoxia Symposium
  • Lake Louise Questionnaire
  • Research related to hypoxia and altitude – Hypoxia Symposium
  • Medical Expeditions is a research charity dedicated to investigating mechanisms of altitude illness. The organization runs courses in high altitude medicine and physiology.
  • The International Society for Mountain Medicine aims to encourage research and the dissemination of practical information about mountain medicine.
  • The International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) is the society for climbing organizations
  • The Wilderness Medical Society aims to improve scientific knowledge in matters related to wilderness environments and human activities in these environments
  • High Altitude Medicine and Biology is a publication on current studies related to altitude.
  • Ward MP, Milledge JS, West JB. High altitude medicine and physiology is the definitive UK text for altitude medicine
  • Hornbein TF, Schoene RB. High altitude - an exploration of human adaptation contains a collection of detailed essays on the pathophysiology of altitude related disease
  • West JB. High life - a history of high altitude physiology and medicine. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998
  • Emedicine on line is an online emergency medicine textbook with chapters on altitude illness
  • The High Altitude Medicine Guide provides current medical information for doctors and non-doctors on the prevention, recognition, and treatment of altitude illness