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Clinical features of headache at altitude: a prospective study.

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BACKGROUND: Headache is the most common nervous system complication at altitude; however, there have been few attempts to characterize clinical features of high-altitude headaches (HAH). OBJECTIVE: To measure prospectively the incidence of HAH and to determine its risk factors and characteristics. METHODS: Members of an expedition to Kanchenjunga base camp in Nepal (5,100 m) were prospectively studied. Subjects were interviewed prior to the trip and while trekking recorded headaches experienc...

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Sonnenberg, P More by this author
Collier, DJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics, Biomedical Research Centre
Murdoch, DR More by this author
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Journal:
Neurology
Volume:
60
Issue:
7
Pages:
1167-1171
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:9d67ae42-2bd1-4cc2-8b2d-d20d397bbeda
Source identifiers:
119956
Local pid:
pubs:119956

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