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The Young Everest Study: preliminary report of changes in sleep and cerebral blood flow velocity during slow ascent to altitude in unacclimatised children

Gavlak, JC; Stocks, J; Laverty, A; Fettes, E; Bucks, R; Sonnappa, S; Cooper, J; ... Kirkham, FJ; + view all (2013) The Young Everest Study: preliminary report of changes in sleep and cerebral blood flow velocity during slow ascent to altitude in unacclimatised children. Archives of Disease in Childhood , 98 (5) 356 -362. 10.1136/archdischild-2012-302512. Green open access

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Abstract

Cerebral blood flow velocity (CBFV) and sleep physiology in healthy children exposed to hypoxia and hypocarbia are under-researched

Type: Article
Title: The Young Everest Study: preliminary report of changes in sleep and cerebral blood flow velocity during slow ascent to altitude in unacclimatised children
Location: England
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1136/archdischild-2012-302512
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2012-302512
Language: English
Additional information: This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial License, which permits use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is non commercial and is otherwise in compliance with the license. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/ and http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/legalcode PMCID: PMC3625826
Keywords: Acclimatization, Adolescent, Altitude, Anoxia, Blood flow velocity, Carbon dioxide, Cerebrovascular circulation, Child, Female, Hemodynamics, Humans, Hypocapnia, Male, Nepal, Oximetry, Oxygen, Sleep, Travel, Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial
UCL classification: UCL
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URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1392527
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