Common Medical Problems at Altitude with Karina Oliani.
Karina Oliani draws on her action-packed experience as a doctor, explorer and presenter to discuss the common medical issues at altitude and how to treat them.
Karina a Brazil-based expedition medic and Discovery Channel presenter, has one of the most varied and accomplished extreme medicine careers in the world with over 50 major expeditions under her belt. From cave diving, summiting Everest, Elbrus, Aconcagua and K2 and special forces jungle medicine training with Brazil’s elite units Karina has pretty much done it all!
Karina is is also first Brazilian doctor to have the title of specialist in emergency medicine and rescue in remote areas. She was the founder and first president of ABMAR (Brazilian Association of Remote Areas Medicine and Adventure Sports).