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Kaiser Permanente recruiter thrives with education
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:38:25 AM

Kaiser Permanente nurse recruiter and RN Dee Lawer stands in front of one of her own handmade quilts. Photo by Mike Liguori

Home Improvement
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:39:32 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth By Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN

Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:49:26 AM

This week Jason Smith visited with nurses at Longmont United's ER. If you would like us to visit your facility, please email Priya Jenkins at:

CRT, Implantable Defibrillators Significantly Reduce Hospitalization Rates, Extend Lives of People with Advanced Heart Failure
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:51:52 AM

Researchers at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center today announced the findings of a large-scale clinical trial for patients with late-stage heart failure. Results showed that cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) from implantable pacemaker-like devices or CRT combined with an implantable defibrillator (CRT-D), when used in addition to optimal drug therapy, reduced significantly the mortality and first hospitalization rate when compared to drug therapy alone. CRT-D also substantially lowered mortality.

Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:52:40 AM

Ronda Nichol and her business partner started their own drug and alcohol treatment clinic in 2003. Photo by Mike Liguori

Author of "Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul" visits North Suburban
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:53:24 AM

LeAnn Thieman, left, signs a copy of "Chicken Soup for the Nurse's Soul," for Diane Newcomb, RN, abulatory surgery. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Poison Center & NurseLine take record calls in 2003
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:54:12 AM

Denver Health’s Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center (RMPDC) handled 190,503 calls in 2003, setting a volume record two years in a row. Calls ranged from accidental ingestion of aspirin or cleaning products by children to adult use of over-the-counter medications to the family pet’s consumption of pest control devices or antifreeze. The center received a total of 173,559 calls in 2002.

Prevent Drowning with Supervision
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:54:44 AM

As the warm weather arrives, state health officials are urging parents to help prevent drownings this summer by better supervising and taking more safety precautions when young children are around water.

Palliative care expert speaks at Lutheran Medical Center
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:55:31 AM

Palliative care expert Diane Meier spoke recently at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center about the many advantages of palliative care. Photo by Jason P. Smith

Meet the 2004 Nightingale Award recipients
Posted: 6/28/2004 at 10:56:26 AM

The 2004 Nightingale recipients from left to right: Roxie Foster, Debra Brauchler, Jane Anne Hollandsworth, Kirstie Pike, Ruth Ann Alles and Helen Urbain-Majzler. Photo by Jason P. Smith

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Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing

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