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Question Climbing Machu Pichu and worried about pulmonary edema...

A 45 year old male patient of yours is planing to go to Machu Pichu with his family for the holidays. He wants to know if he can go. Which of the following is an important risk factor for high-altitude pulmonary edema?


A. Warm temperature
B. history of asthma
C. Rate of descent
D. Tall stature
E. Rate of Ascent
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A 45 year old male patient of yours is planing to go to Machu Pichu with his family for the holidays. He wants to know if he can go. Which of the following is an important risk factor for high-altitude pulmonary edema?


A. Warm temperature
B. history of asthma
C. Rate of descent
D. Tall stature
E. Rate of Ascent
rapid rate accent and resp tract inf are major risk factor for pe....so i am thinking its btween b and e
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Answer E. rate of ascent
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E) rapid ascent
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