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Additional Articles from the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition to Everest

Additional Articles from the 1981 American Medical Research Expedition to Everest.

Blume, F.D., S.J. Boyer, L.E. Braverman, A. Cohen, J. Dirkse and J.P. Mordes. Impaired osmoregulation at high altitude. J.A.M.A. 252: 524-526, 1984.

Boyer, S.J. and F.D. Blume. “Weight loss and changes in body composition at high altitude.” J. Appl. Physiol.: Respirat. Environ. Exercise Physiol. 57: 1580-1585, 1984.

Maret, K.H., J.O. Billups, R.M. Peters, Jr., and J.B. West. “Automatic mechanical alveolar gas sampler for multiple sample collection in the field.” J. Appl. Physiol.: Respirat. Environ. Exercise Physiol. 56: 1435-1438, 1984.

Milledge, J.S., D.M. Catley, F.D. Blume, and J.B. West. “Renin, angiotensin converting enzyme and aldosterone in man on Mount Everest,” J. Appl. Physiol.: Respirat. Environ. Exercise Physiol. 55: 1109-1112, 1983.

Schoene, R.B., S. Lahiri, P.H. Hackett, R.M. Peters, Jr., J.S. Milledge, C.J. Pizzo, F.H. Samquist, S.J. Boyer, D.J. Graber, K.H. Maret, and J.B. West. “Relationship of hypoxic ventilatory response to exercise performance on Mount Everest.” J. Appl. Physiol.: Respirat. Environ. Exercise Physiol. 56: 1478-1483, 1984.

West, J.B. “Human Physiology at extreme altitudes on Mount Everest.” Science 223: 784-788, February 24, 1984. (This is a non-technical summary article for general scientists.)

West, J.B. and S. Lahiri (eds.) High Altitude and Man, Washington, DC: American Physiological Society, 1984. (This monograph contains several summary-type articles describing scientific findings of the expedition.)

A full account of the scientific findings of the expedition in non-technical language will be found in Everest—The Testing Place by John B. West, published by McGraw-Hill, June 1985.

If any reader would like a complete list of scientific papers from the expedition, write to John B. West, M.D., Ph.D., Department of Medicine, M-023A, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093.

John B. West, M.D., Ph.D.