Focus on Global Medicine
About This Show
As HIV/AIDS therapies take hold in Botswana, developing countries strive for clean and potable water, and India battles against malaria, we in the US ask - How are we working to promote health and longevity for people around the world? ReachMD investigates a range of medical issues that transcend the international landscape.
Most Recent Episode
Everest ER: Practicing Medicine at 17,000 Feet
Host: Matt Birnholz, MD
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 http://www.everester.org.