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Daytha Willson RN Sedgwick County EMS employee association ER Staff Person of the Year
on Wed, November 15, 2017
Daytha Willson, RN, ER charge nurse at Ascension Via Christi St. Joseph in Wichita, recently received an impressive award from the Sedgwick County EMS employee...
on Tue, November 07, 2017
Editor's note: Nov. 6-10 is Forensic Nursing Week. To honor our specially trained nurses who give their hands and hearts to help victims of sexual assault, we...
Pain-free ER visits
on Fri, August 25, 2017
When 8-year-old Abigail Cline slipped and hit her head, it took more than a dozen stitches to close the gash in her forehead.  “There was so much blood that I...
Zika
on Tue, June 20, 2017
It’s that time of year again . . . time to start making summer travel plans! When it comes to traveling, your health and safety should be a top priority. Over...
Ambulance
on Mon, February 27, 2017
If you thought vehicular accidents are the most common cause of trauma in Kansas, you’d be wrong. The most common cause is falls. “Falls have been outpacing...
Connie Forkenbrock
on Mon, February 20, 2017
Last summer, Connie and Ron Forkenbrock were looking forward to a good night’s sleep after a busy evening with their grandsons, Pryse, 6, and Donnie Ray, 10,...
Child with headache
on Thu, January 12, 2017
A recent study from researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh found the number of headache-related emergency room visits and hospital admissions has...
Bandage
on Tue, November 29, 2016
What’s the best way to clean a minor cut or scrape? It’s not to pour hydrogen peroxide or rubbing alcohol over the open wound, says Anthony Shaver, an...
David Rife
on Tue, November 15, 2016
“It looks like you got some sun,” says occupational therapist Lesa Beauchamp to David Rife, as she works to mobilize and stretch his right shoulder area. “It...
Lisa Adams
on Wed, October 19, 2016
In Wichita for her daughter’s birthday, Lisa Adams did not intend for the ER at Ascension Via Christi St. Francis to be part of her travel itinerary. Lisa,...

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