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My Tryst with High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)

“Descend Fast”. Two words that I heard many times from my father when he would talk about the effects of high altitude on the human body and mind. He had been an instructor at HMI and a commandant at Indian Army’s High Altitude Warfare School, among the many things he did during his long and illustrious military career. The many documentaries I saw about mountaineering also drilled the same message in my…

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