After one spoonful off the top of my scoop, my cell phone rang. It was Brad. He couldn’t get a word in edgewise as I catapulted into the tale of our morning. Finally, he broke in to say, “I’m at St. Pat’s Hospital; I’ve had a stroke.”
Learning the signs and symptoms of altitude-related emergencies can mean the difference between life and death! Prois CEO and trauma nurse Kirstie Pike tells you what you need to know about altitude-related medical problems before you venture into the high country.
Learn more about the often misdiagnosed disease process called Cardiac Syncope and the non-profit organization www.carolsvoice.org that was established to educate patients and healthcare providers about the disease.