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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,...
Ouchless ER
on Thu, October 13, 2016
West Wichita's only full-service hospital and ER now has a new distinction — the city's only Pediatric Friendly ER for kids. Ascension Via Christi St. Teresa...
Hospital street sign
on Mon, March 21, 2016
When Pittsburg resident Mark Moore began experiencing classic symptoms of a heart attack — chest pain, sweating, tingling fingertips — his wife, Cynthia, knew...
on Fri, October 09, 2015
The screams still make Brett Edwards’ stomach turn. He was just outside Medicine Lodge, minutes after learning his wife, Liz, had been struck by a truck while...
ER patient Amanda Guthrie
on Mon, February 04, 2013
Among the many blessings and interests in her life, Amanda Guthrie counts a connection with horses as particularly rewarding. “I started riding when I was 8...
Via Christi ER patient Paul Morris
on Wed, May 16, 2012
Last fall, Paul Morris had just gotten home from a Shrine event in Kingman when he became severely ill. When the abdominal pain and vomiting stopped four days...
Immediate Care
on Wed, December 07, 2011
In the moment of a medical problem it can be hard to decide whether a medical issue is really an emergency or better suited for immediate care. Knowing the...

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