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The following are suggested books on high altitude and altitude related issues, as well as resources used for the compilation of this training. You can search the Web to find generous amounts of information as well.

Wilderness Medicine (2001) by Paul S. Auerbach, M.D.

Going Higher: Oxygen, Man, and Mountains (1998) by Charles S. Houston

Medicine for Mountaineering (1985) by James A. Wilkerson, M.D.

Altitude Illness: Prevention and Treatment by Stephen Bezruchka, M.D.

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