high altitude cerebral edema
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Prevention Nifedipine, slow ascent to heights
Management Transport patient to a lower altitude
high al·ti·tude ce·re·bral e·de·ma(hī al'ti-tūd ser'ĕ-brăl ĕ-dē'mă)
Brain swelling related to a fast ascent. Signs and symptoms may include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, ataxia, and altered mentation.