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HAPE a.k.a. High-altitude pulmonary edema is a life-threatening form of non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema that occurs in otherwise healthy mountaineers at altitudes typically above 2,500 meters.

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Google previewThoracic Emergencies, An Issue of Emergency Medicine Clinics (2012)

by Joel Turner

First described in the literature by Hultgren and Spickard105 and Houston,106 HAPE is a condition that can develop in parallel with the cerebral forms of altitude illness, acute mountain sickness (AMS) and high-altitude cerebral edema ...

Google previewMedicine for Mountaineering & Other Wilderness Activities, 6th Edition (2010)

& Other Wilderness Activities, 6th Edition by James A Wilkerson, M.D.

HAPE is a condition in which the alveoli of the lungs are filled with fluid that has leaked through the walls of the pulmonary...

Google previewJournal of Agriculture and Industry of South Australia (1899)

by South Australia. Dept. of Agriculture

Hape is a very profitable plant to grow where the land is suitable, and where there are animals to eat it down. It is a splendid thing to grow on " wheat- sick " soils, does excellently on reclaimed swamp lands where the water was not salt, also ...

Google previewOxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine (2015)

by Chris Johnson, Sarah R. Anderson, Jon Dallimore, David A. Warrell, Chris Imray, James Moore

High-altitude pulmonary oedema HAPe is a potentially fatal high-altitude illness in which there is movement of fluid from the capillaries into the alveoli of the lungs. The accumulation of oedema creates a mechanical barrier which impairs gas ...

Google previewSurvival Wisdom & Know How (2012)

Everything You Need to Know to Thrive in the Wilderness by The Editors of Stackpole Books

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema HAPE is a swelling and ...

Google previewThe Travel and Tropical Medicine Manual (2008)

by Christopher A. Sanford, Elaine C. Jong

HAPE is a life-threatening emergency and ...

Google previewEmergency Nursing Core Curriculum (2007)

by ENA

High-Altitude Pulmonary Edema HAPE is a life-threatening condition, which occurs at altitudes higher than 8000 feet (2700 m). It usually develops within the first 4 days of ascent. Early symptoms include dry cough, dyspnea at rest, substernal ...

Google previewSheehy’s Manual of Emergency Care (2012)

by ENA

HAPE is a form of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema. The exact etiology remains unclear but appears to be related to increased pulmonary artery pressures that occur in response to significant elevation. Signs and Symptoms • Dyspnea at rest ...

Google previewPrinciples of Pathophysiology and Emergency Medical Care (2002)

by Jeffrey W. Myers, Marianne Neighbors, Ruth Tannehill-Jones

HAPE is a noncardiogenic pulmonary edema caused by an increase in pulmonary artery pressure. Hypoxia (including sleep hypoxia), high altitude, and heavy exercise all increase the pressure in the pulmonary artery. Normally, when the ...

Google previewACSM's Primary Care Sports Medicine (2007)

by Douglas McKeag, James L. Moeller

HAPE is the most common cause of fatality at high altitude. It is caused by high pulmonary artery pressures that lead to a proteinrich and mildly hemorrhagic edema. HAPE is a form of hydrostatic pulmonary edema with altered alveolarcapillary ...

Google previewThe 5-minute Clinical Consult 2012 (2011)

by Frank J. Domino, Robert A. Baldor

r HAPE is a noncardiogenic pulmonary edema characterized by exaggerated pulmonary hypertension leading to vascular leakage through overperfusion, stress failure, or both. ETIOLOGY ...

Google previewDeLee and Drez's Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2009)

2-Volume Set by Mark D. Miller, Stephen R. Thompson

HAPE is a severe form of altitude illness with a 10% mortality rate. HAPE is most commonly seen in young men and is associated with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Early Texas History (2014)

A Compendium of Texas Antiquity for the Inquisitive Mind by Stephen P. Biles

HAPE INDIANS The Hape Indians were also known as the Ape, Jeape and Xape Indians. They lived on the north and south side of the Rio Grande. They were usually termed to be Coahuiltecan Indians, a collective term the Spanish used to ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

HAPE. Highaltitude pulmonary edema, see there. haploid. Genetics adjective Referring to: 1. A normal chromosome complement–expressed as n 2. A cell with only one copy of each chromosome type–ie, half the number of chromosomes ...

Google previewFinnish-English dictionary (1916)

by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio

hape s. acid, -hiluii itr. become ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural History Terms with Their Derivations (1863)

Including the Various Orders, Genera, and Species

lumbrkus, an earth-worm, surma, (hape. Lumbri'cus (Zool. ) Lat. an intestinal worm. Lumnit'zera (Bot.) P. N. from Stephen Lumnitzer, a writer on botany. Luna'lis (Ent.) luna, the moon, from the crescentic wing-mark.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli

HAPE). When this occurs, the lungs' ability to provide oxygen to the blood is impaired, resulting in severe shortness of breath. These injuries occur in mountain climbers and high-altitude trekkers. Diagnosis The usual presentation is shortness ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

high altitude pulmonary oedema (HAPE; high altitude pulmonary edema) Accumulation of fluid in the lungs at high altitude. It occurs most frequently ...

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