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Hypoxia


HYPOXIA
CAUSE PREVENTION SYMPTOMS TREATMENT

Rapid ascent to high altitudes (above 3,000 to 4,000 meters or 10,000 to 13,000 feet).

Acclimatization.

Slow ascent.

Limited activities.

Long rest periods.

Impaired judgment, perception, and higher mental functions increasing with altitude.

Evacuation to lower altitude.

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