Last updated on:October 9th, 2022
You’re looking at an interactive scenario from Clinical Sense (one of four distinct learning formats available in Clinical Odyssey). Try it out, and have fun improving your clinical skills.
Following a truly brutal stretch in the ER, you've decided to take some time off to trek in the mountain range nearby. You're accompanied by a group of people you met on a website dedicated to exploring locations off the beaten path.
A few hours of driving brings you from almost sea-level to the foot of the mountains. As you draw into the small town which acts as a de-facto base camp for climbers, you notice a dilapidated sign saying “ALTITUDE: 8,000 FEET.”
The single European member of your group asks, “That's around two and a half thousand meters, right?” Another member replies in the affirmative.