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Man at high altitude

the pathophysiology of acclimatization and adaptation

by Donald Heath

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Published by Churchill Livingstone : distributed in the U.S.A. by Longman in Edinburgh, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountain sickness.,
  • Altitude, Influence of.,
  • Physiology, Pathological.,
  • Acclimatization.,
  • Altitude.,
  • Adaptation, Physiological.,
  • Acclimatization.,
  • Anoxia -- Physiopathology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementDonald Heath, David Reid Williams ; foreword by Sir Cyril Astley Clarke.
    ContributionsWilliams, David Reid, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC103.A4 H4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 292 p. :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4890506M
    ISBN 100443015554
    LC Control Number76022504

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