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girl on swim tube splashing
on Tue, August 28, 2018
Headed to the lake with your family Labor Day weekend? Be aware, according to a study by Safe Kids Worldwide, more children and teens drown in open water than...
heat stroke water
on Fri, June 29, 2018
We’ve been experiencing something of a heat wave here in Kansas. The biggest thing people need to realize when high temperatures hit is that heat can be...
Fireworks
on Wed, June 27, 2018
Watching Fourth of July fireworks may be fun, but the most beautiful firework display can turn ugly in an instant when not used safely. Mishandled or...
via christi health logo
on Tue, June 19, 2018
Nationwide, Ascension ministries are working to better meet the needs of today’s patients by becoming less hospital-centric and more focused on ensuring access...
memorial bike ride logo
on Fri, May 11, 2018
Leigh Chambers, RN, who has served in Ascension's Via Christi Emergency Department for the past 12 years, and his wife, Christie, a paramedic at Ascension Via...
KHP Trooper Tiffany Bush
on Mon, April 30, 2018
Trooper Tiffany Bush worked to pack a length of gauze into a deep, artificial puncture wound then she tightly wrapped the area with a pressure dressing.  The...
bleed control class
on Tue, February 27, 2018
Ascension Via Christi Hospital staff in Pittsburg recently teamed up with local emergency personnel to teach a bleeding control course to USD 247 in Crawford...
RN Cody Forsberg
on Fri, January 12, 2018
Like his grandfather before him, Cody Forsberg, a registered nurse in Via Christi's Regional Burn Center and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Ascension Via...
on Fri, December 08, 2017
In nearly all active shooter incidents, car crashes or injury incidents, the first responders aren’t EMS or the police — they’re the bystanders on scene then...
Christmas shopping cart
on Tue, November 21, 2017
Unless you happen to be an emergency room doctor, you might not associate Black Friday with orthopedic injuries. Broken bones and injured knees — Howard Chang...

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