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ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 2, 2017

2017 28 May

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ICU Management

High Altitude Research and its Relevance to Critical Illness

2017 28 May

Critical illness can be considered as the body’s failure to compensate for severe pathophysiological ‘stress’. The result is a vicious circle of damage that ultimately ends in organ failure, permanent harm and, unfortunately for many, death. Fortunately, the human body is remarkably resilient. It has the ability to tolerate changes to its internal... Read more