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“AMS.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/AMS. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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acute mountain sickness Serious AMS can trigger cerebral and pulmonary edema, or collection of fluid in the brain or lungs as well as hallucinations, coma and even death.— Tom Simon, Shape, December 1991

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