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May 8, 2012

Monitoring Climbers could help detect medical trends via devices


Followers of this Everest blog are now familiar with our team, including Dr. Amine Issa. One of his jobs on the expedition was to work with the monitoring devices on the climbers. Before he left for Nepal, he recorded the chalk talk below for us to explain what they would be looking for in the data and how the Mayo-developed device on the Everest summit team could one day help patients, including detecting trends and predicting medical events.

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