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11-24-09

Week of November 24, 2009. Click the page to download the issue!
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:39:28 AM

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Making a Difference: Navy nurse enjoys career challenges
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:30:05 AM

The men and women at the Role 3 trauma team help save soldiers lives on the front line. Front row (left to right) Lt. Henry, RN; CDR Fernandez, M.D., LCDR Pate, RN. Back row LTJG Guilfoyle, RN, and HM2 Humphrey. Photo submitted



I Am Truly Thankful
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:32:21 AM

Laughing with Elizabeth...Commentary by Elizabeth Bussey Sowdal, RN, PCCN



RMCHF director enjoys giving back
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:31:34 AM

Patricia L. Peterson, who had previous careers as a registered nurse and medical malpractice attorney, finds health care foundation work an excellent way to combine her skills and give back to the community. Photo submitted



Denver hospitals link electronic patient records
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:33:14 AM

Three of the largest Front Range health care organizations are taking an unprecedented leap forward in health care reform by improving care for more than a million Coloradans with an interconnected electronic patient record exchange system.



Bypass machine leads to better patient recoveries
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:36:05 AM

Frederick L. Grover, MD, a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center and chair of the department of surgery at University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Photo submitted



ONS releases breast cancer screening statement
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:36:41 AM

Systematic monthly BSE has been recommended since 1933; however, more than 30 nonrandomized trials have produced conflicting results about the efficacy, sensitivity, and specificity of the practice.



Health in Home LPN enjoys touching lives
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:34:05 AM

Health in Home LPN Donna Johnston values the one-on-one aspect of home health care and the opportunity to directly touch patients’ lives. Photo by Kellie Bonthron



Students benefit at Denver School of Nursing
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:35:17 AM

There are three nursing programs offered at Denver School of Nursing for nurses of varying educational levels: the ADN program, ADN to LPN program, and Upper Division Baccalaureate program.



Vote postpones rule on medical marijuana registry
Posted: 11/24/2009 at 11:37:19 AM

At its meeting on Nov. 18, the state Board of Health voted to postpone its rulemaking hearing scheduled for Dec. 16 concerning the proposed repeal of the definition of “significant responsibility for managing the well-being of a patient” (Regulation 2 A(iii), 5 CCR 1006-2).



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Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!

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