Jessica Ngo

Community and International Work Details

  • Project Title:  Comparing treatments for high altitude sickness
  • Topic/emphasis:  Acetazolamide vs Gingko Biloba for alititude illness
  • Location:  International
  • Specific Location:  Everest Trail, Nepal
  • This an ongoing project:  No
  • There are opportunities for student involvement in work:  No
  • Description:  Gertsch JH, Basnyat B, Johnson EW, Onopa J, Holck PS, Ngo J, et al. Randomized, double blind, placebo controlled comparison of gingko biloba and acetazolamide for prevention of acute mountain sickness among Himalayan trekkers: the prevention of high altitude illness trail (PHAIT). BMJ. 2004; 328(7443):797.

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