Oxygen saturation profile of Iranian female climbers while ascending Mera Peak (6654 m) and its correlation to the incidence of acute mountain sickness

Vahid Tadibi & Nasrin Abdollahi Shamami
Objective: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) is characterized by nonspecific symptoms like headache, loss of appetite or nausea, dizziness, fatigue, insomnia, and peripheral edema that usually occur within 4–8 h after rapid exposure of non-acclimatized individuals to altitudes above 2000–2500[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]