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Hornbein, Thomas F. 1930-

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Works: 19 works in 71 publications in 2 languages and 1,474 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Archives  Biography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: DS486.E8, 915.496
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Everest, the west ridge by Thomas F Hornbein ( Book )
29 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High altitude : an exploration of human adaptation ( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work explores how humans respond to the hypoxia of high altitudes, addressing the response of lowlanders to sudden and sustained exposure, as well as those living permanently at high elevations
Regulation of breathing by Thomas F Hornbein ( Book )
11 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regulation of breathing ( Book )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regulation of breathing ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Human Cerebral Function at High Altitude ( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The American Medical Research Expedition to Everest completed a series of physiologic and psychological studies on mountaineers ascending to the summit of Mount Everest. This expedition afforded the unique opportunity to observe the consequences of extreme sustained hypoxia on human cerebral function. The goal was to ascertain whether exposure of healthy acclimatized individuals to extreme high altitude results in subsequent long term alternations in cognition or behavior indicative of hypoxic brain dysfunctions. Subjects were males between 25 and 52 years; fifteen subjects had M.D.'s or Ph. D's. Neuro-psychological tests were administrated to subjects prior to the expedition, during the ascent, upon descent to Kathmandu, and again one year after completion of the climb. In this group of subjects using supplemental oxygen to climb Mount Everest, transient and long-lasting neurobehavioral effects were found after exposure to the extreme hypoxemia of high altitude. Transient effects included a mild deterioration in learning, memory, and expression of verbal material. These impairments were present within three days of descent into Kathmandu but not one year later. A bilateral reduction in motor speed characterized by rapid muscle fatigue persisted on year after completion of the study. One hypothesis is that cerebellar functions are negatively affected by prolonged exposure to hypoxia at altitude. Alternately, motor cortex functions may be impaired. Keywords: Cognition; Memory; Motor persistence
Regulation of breathing : (in two parts) ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regulation of breathing : (in two parts) ( Book )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Call of Everest : the History, Science, and Future of the World's Tallest Mountain by Conrad Anker ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers by John J Bonica ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, data, slides, original illustrations, audio and video tapes, scrapbook items, and personal and conference photographs. The bulk pertains to Bonica's professional activities in pain and its management, pain clinics, clinical and academic anesthesiology, and obstetric analgesia and anesthesia; also Bonica's experience with foundation of the International Association for the Study of Pain and the American Pain Society, close involvement with the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists, directorship of the University of Washington's Dept. of Anesthesiology and Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic, and work as Chief of Anesthesia at Tacoma General Hospital. Frequent correspondents include Thomas Hornbein, John S. McDonald, Patrick D. Wall, and John D. Loeser
Everest by Thomas F Hornbein ( Book )
1 edition published in 1966 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
John T. Reeves papers by John T Reeves ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Professional papers documenting the career of an American professor of medicine, the collection contains correspondence with friends and colleagues; writings by Reeves, especially journal articles and manuscript drafts and publication materials for Attitudes on Altitude; and high altitude research projects, including Operation Everest II and studies at Pike's Peak, Colorado, and in Nepal. Additional materials include conference documentation, administrative files as director (1992) of the Colorado Altitude Research Institute (CARI), and miscellaneous biographical files
L.G.C.E. Pugh papers by L. G. C. E Pugh ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers, 1940-1986, documenting the scientific career and field work of the British physiologist L.G.C.E. Pugh. The collection contains administrative and organizational reports, correspondence, manuscripts and reprints of scientific reports, research and expedition notes, and photographs and slides. The bulk of the collection is comprised of Pugh's research, including his notes and published articles. But there is also substantial material pertaining to his participation in the 1955-58 Trans-Antartic Expedition and three important Himalayan expeditions, most notably the 1953 expedition leading to the first summit ascent of Mt. Everest
John J. Bonica, M.D ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
John W. Severinghaus by John Wendell Severinghaus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A high life a symposium honoring 50 years of education and research in pulmonary physiology by John B. West : University of California, San Diego, December 14 2007 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Symposium held to mark the occasion of John B. West's retirement
Regulation of breathing : (in two parts) ( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Hornbein, Thomas F. (Thomas Frederic), 1930-
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Languages
English (69)
German (1)
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