Awareness and prevalence of acute mountain sickness and prevalence of obstructive airflow limitation among Nepalese porters: A cross-sectional study in Khumbu Valley, Nepal

Master thesis English OPEN
Parajuli, Ranjan;
(2009)
  • Publisher: The University of Bergen
  • Subject: obstructive lung diseases | tobacco smoking | high altitude | porters | airflow limitation | acute mountain sickness | Mastergrad | 769913

Background: Acute mountain sickness is a major public health problem in high altitudes. Similarly, anecdotal evidence suggests that there is high prevalence of tobacco smoking among this group though prevalence of obstructive airflow limitation is not known. Objectiv... View more
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