Everest ER: Practicing Medicine at 17,000 Feet

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Everest ER: Practicing Medicine at 17,000 Feet

Dr. Luanne Freer talks about the perils and triumphs of founding and operating a clinic at 17,000 feet.
  • Overview

    Practicing medicine at 17,000 feet brings a unique set of challenges for doctors, including altitude-related sicknesses, IV fluids freezing, and the need for duct tape to serve as an essential medical tool.

    Dr. Matt Birnholz chats with Dr. Luanne Freer, Founder and Director of Everest ER, a medical clinic at Mount Everest Base Camp serving Everest climbers, support staff, and the local Nepalese population.

    To find out more information about Everest ER, please visit

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