• References

    Altitude-induced decompression sickness. Federal Aviation Administration website. Available at: Accessed February 1, 2013.

    Decompression illness: what is it and what is the treatment? Divers Alert Network website. Available at: Accessed January 31, 2008.

    Decompression sickness. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: Updated October 18, 2012. Accessed February 1, 2013.

    3/31/2014 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Gertsch JH, Corbett B, et al. Altitude sickness in climbers and efficacy of NSAIDs trial (ASCENT): randomized, controlled trial of ibuprofen versus placebo for prevention of altitude illness. Wilderness Environ Med. 2012 Dec;23(4):307-315.

  • Resources

    American College of Hyperbaric Medicine

    Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

  • Canadian Resources

    Capital Health Nova Scotia