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  • Three months as a GP on Everest
    15th November 2021
    9:00 am - 9:40 am

Speakers

Three months as a GP on Everest

Neil Rushton

What skills might I need to work for the Himalayan Rescue Association?

Short answer …those of an ordinary GP. This is an informative picture rich talk about life and the medical cases I treated at HRA base in Pheriche, the highest hospital in the world .

Cases of HAPE and HACE will be discussed . I undertook research there as to why people do not take Acetazolamide at altitude which was part of my thesis for my MSc in Remote Medicine from Plymouth. My partner Ceri ( now my wife ) joined me for this 3 month stay at 4,500 metres.

We had 18 helicopter evacuations during our time there and both lost 2 stone in weight

Venue:  

Address:
Dynamic Earth, 112 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, EH8 8AS, United Kingdom

Description:

Hutton Room at Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city is uniquely inspirational, not only for its fabled loveliness, but also for its associations – past and present – with innovation, creativity, discovery and progress.

It was here chloroform was first used as an anaesthetic and the founder of penicillin was born. Dolly the sheep was cloned at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute. The first ‘bionic’ hand – a powered prosthetic with articulating fingers – was developed by a spin-out company from the city’s Princess Margaret Rose Hospital, and the fastest-selling video game of all time – Grand Theft Auto V, by Rockstar North was developed!

Edinburgh has great transport connections too; home to Scotland’s busiest airport which serves 188 destinations worldwide, rail links which run all over the UK, easy access from Scotland’s motorway network and public transport in the city itself is simple with a plentiful supply of buses, trams and taxis.

There’s plenty to do after dark with lots of unique venues to experience a full flavour of Scotland’s culture. We have partnered with Convention Edinburgh and all of our Extreme Medicine delegates will receive the Edinburgh Rewards Card with their conference badge, opening a door to special offers from a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and tour operators.

Our conference venue, Dynamic Earth is a 5 star visitor experience, inviting guests to take a journey through time to witness the story of planet Earth. Dynamic Earth offers synergy within a global health context which match our own sustainable, community minded focus.

Find us using a gps: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS

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  • Three months as a GP on Everest
    15th November 2021
    9:00 am - 9:40 am

Speakers

Three months as a GP on Everest

Neil Rushton

What skills might I need to work for the Himalayan Rescue Association?

Short answer …those of an ordinary GP. This is an informative picture rich talk about life and the medical cases I treated at HRA base in Pheriche, the highest hospital in the world .

Cases of HAPE and HACE will be discussed . I undertook research there as to why people do not take Acetazolamide at altitude which was part of my thesis for my MSc in Remote Medicine from Plymouth. My partner Ceri ( now my wife ) joined me for this 3 month stay at 4,500 metres.

We had 18 helicopter evacuations during our time there and both lost 2 stone in weight

Venue:  

Address:
Dynamic Earth, 112 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, EH8 8AS, United Kingdom

Description:

Hutton Room at Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city is uniquely inspirational, not only for its fabled loveliness, but also for its associations – past and present – with innovation, creativity, discovery and progress.

It was here chloroform was first used as an anaesthetic and the founder of penicillin was born. Dolly the sheep was cloned at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute. The first ‘bionic’ hand – a powered prosthetic with articulating fingers – was developed by a spin-out company from the city’s Princess Margaret Rose Hospital, and the fastest-selling video game of all time – Grand Theft Auto V, by Rockstar North was developed!

Edinburgh has great transport connections too; home to Scotland’s busiest airport which serves 188 destinations worldwide, rail links which run all over the UK, easy access from Scotland’s motorway network and public transport in the city itself is simple with a plentiful supply of buses, trams and taxis.

There’s plenty to do after dark with lots of unique venues to experience a full flavour of Scotland’s culture. We have partnered with Convention Edinburgh and all of our Extreme Medicine delegates will receive the Edinburgh Rewards Card with their conference badge, opening a door to special offers from a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and tour operators.

Our conference venue, Dynamic Earth is a 5 star visitor experience, inviting guests to take a journey through time to witness the story of planet Earth. Dynamic Earth offers synergy within a global health context which match our own sustainable, community minded focus.

Find us using a gps: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS

Three months as a GP on Everest

Neil Rushton

What skills might I need to work for the Himalayan Rescue Association?

Short answer …those of an ordinary GP. This is an informative picture rich talk about life and the medical cases I treated at HRA base in Pheriche, the highest hospital in the world .

Cases of HAPE and HACE will be discussed . I undertook research there as to why people do not take Acetazolamide at altitude which was part of my thesis for my MSc in Remote Medicine from Plymouth. My partner Ceri ( now my wife ) joined me for this 3 month stay at 4,500 metres.

We had 18 helicopter evacuations during our time there and both lost 2 stone in weight

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  • Three months as a GP on Everest
    15th November 2021
    9:00 am - 9:40 am

Speakers

Three months as a GP on Everest

Neil Rushton

What skills might I need to work for the Himalayan Rescue Association?

Short answer …those of an ordinary GP. This is an informative picture rich talk about life and the medical cases I treated at HRA base in Pheriche, the highest hospital in the world .

Cases of HAPE and HACE will be discussed . I undertook research there as to why people do not take Acetazolamide at altitude which was part of my thesis for my MSc in Remote Medicine from Plymouth. My partner Ceri ( now my wife ) joined me for this 3 month stay at 4,500 metres.

We had 18 helicopter evacuations during our time there and both lost 2 stone in weight

Venue:  

Address:
Dynamic Earth, 112 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, EH8 8AS, United Kingdom

Description:

Hutton Room at Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city is uniquely inspirational, not only for its fabled loveliness, but also for its associations – past and present – with innovation, creativity, discovery and progress.

It was here chloroform was first used as an anaesthetic and the founder of penicillin was born. Dolly the sheep was cloned at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute. The first ‘bionic’ hand – a powered prosthetic with articulating fingers – was developed by a spin-out company from the city’s Princess Margaret Rose Hospital, and the fastest-selling video game of all time – Grand Theft Auto V, by Rockstar North was developed!

Edinburgh has great transport connections too; home to Scotland’s busiest airport which serves 188 destinations worldwide, rail links which run all over the UK, easy access from Scotland’s motorway network and public transport in the city itself is simple with a plentiful supply of buses, trams and taxis.

There’s plenty to do after dark with lots of unique venues to experience a full flavour of Scotland’s culture. We have partnered with Convention Edinburgh and all of our Extreme Medicine delegates will receive the Edinburgh Rewards Card with their conference badge, opening a door to special offers from a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and tour operators.

Our conference venue, Dynamic Earth is a 5 star visitor experience, inviting guests to take a journey through time to witness the story of planet Earth. Dynamic Earth offers synergy within a global health context which match our own sustainable, community minded focus.

Find us using a gps: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS

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  • Three months as a GP on Everest
    15th November 2021
    9:00 am - 9:40 am

Speakers

Three months as a GP on Everest

Neil Rushton

What skills might I need to work for the Himalayan Rescue Association?

Short answer …those of an ordinary GP. This is an informative picture rich talk about life and the medical cases I treated at HRA base in Pheriche, the highest hospital in the world .

Cases of HAPE and HACE will be discussed . I undertook research there as to why people do not take Acetazolamide at altitude which was part of my thesis for my MSc in Remote Medicine from Plymouth. My partner Ceri ( now my wife ) joined me for this 3 month stay at 4,500 metres.

We had 18 helicopter evacuations during our time there and both lost 2 stone in weight

Venue:  

Address:
Dynamic Earth, 112 Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, Aberdeenshire, EH8 8AS, United Kingdom

Description:

Hutton Room at Dynamic Earth

Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city is uniquely inspirational, not only for its fabled loveliness, but also for its associations – past and present – with innovation, creativity, discovery and progress.

It was here chloroform was first used as an anaesthetic and the founder of penicillin was born. Dolly the sheep was cloned at the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute. The first ‘bionic’ hand – a powered prosthetic with articulating fingers – was developed by a spin-out company from the city’s Princess Margaret Rose Hospital, and the fastest-selling video game of all time – Grand Theft Auto V, by Rockstar North was developed!

Edinburgh has great transport connections too; home to Scotland’s busiest airport which serves 188 destinations worldwide, rail links which run all over the UK, easy access from Scotland’s motorway network and public transport in the city itself is simple with a plentiful supply of buses, trams and taxis.

There’s plenty to do after dark with lots of unique venues to experience a full flavour of Scotland’s culture. We have partnered with Convention Edinburgh and all of our Extreme Medicine delegates will receive the Edinburgh Rewards Card with their conference badge, opening a door to special offers from a selection of bars, restaurants, shops and tour operators.

Our conference venue, Dynamic Earth is a 5 star visitor experience, inviting guests to take a journey through time to witness the story of planet Earth. Dynamic Earth offers synergy within a global health context which match our own sustainable, community minded focus.

Find us using a gps: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8AS

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