Shared Science - Wilderness & Environmental Medicine
WEM and The Journal of Special Operations Medicine (JSOM) participate in a shared science program. This opportunity is made possible through a reciprocal partnership between the journals. Click here to see the JSOM articles selected for WEM readers, please visit:
- The use of pulse oximetry (Spo2) to identify subjects susceptible to acute mountain sickness (AMS) is the subject of debate. To obtain more reliable data, we monitored Spo2 for 24 hours at altitude to investigate the ability to predict impending AMS.