Redpoint Evacuates Ripcord Client Home After Stoke

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A Ripcord client was traveling in Portugal when she suffered a stroke. She was immediately taken to a local hospital, where the staff unfortunately had limited English. Redpoint stayed in constant contact with the hospital, doctors, and nursing staff providing translation services to the patient and her family and maintaining constant oversight of all medical […]

Medical Evacuation for Ripcord Client from Everest due to Severe Frostbite

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Redpoint evacuated a forty-year-old climber from Everest base camp due to possible frostbite in his right foot. While not uncommon in severe colder climates, without immediate attention frostbite in a location as extreme as Everest can quickly turn dire and permanent tissue damage or loss can occur. The Benefits of Ripcord’s Medical Evacuation and Travel […]