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Physiology of Extreme Altitude

Handbook of Physiology, Environmental Physiology

  1. John B. West

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp040257

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

West, J. B. 2011. Physiology of Extreme Altitude. Comprehensive Physiology. 1307–1325.

Author Information

  1. Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

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