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TriStar Summit offers award for nurses - Wilson Post



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TriStar Summit offers award for nurses 
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TriStar Summit Medical Center recently kicked off a new recognition program, The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses, as part of the DAISY Foundation's program to recognize the monumental efforts nurses perform each day. Based in Glen Ellen, Calif ...

 


Power Jacks: How one patient is helping others by gathering and donating power chargers - WGNO



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Power Jacks: How one patient is helping others by gathering and donating power chargers 
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Soon after, he was diagnosed with an auto immune disease called ITP, or Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura. ITP is a bleeding disorder due to unusually low levels of platelets. "I had never been to the hospital before..it was very scary," says Lewy ...

 


HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland IL news nurse receives ... - Belleville News-Democrat



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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland IL news nurse receives ... 
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HSHS St. Joseph's Hospital registered nurse Tasha Rickman receives Daisy Award in Highland IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.

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DAISY Award honors nurse at TAMC's Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill - WAGM



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DAISY Award honors nurse at TAMC's Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill 
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Patrick died at the age of 33 in late 1999 from complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP), a little known but not uncommon auto-immune disease. The care Patrick and his family received from nurses while he was ill inspired this unique ...

 


Stamps receives DAISY award from Merit Health - Vicksburg Post



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Stamps receives DAISY award from Merit Health 
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... and compassion when dealing with patients and their families and helping nurses see in themselves what their patients, families and colleagues see in them. The award was developed by the family of Patrick Barnes, who contracted and died from the ...

 


January 2018 SBL DAISY Nurse Award Recipient | Local News ... - Shelbyville Daily Union



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January 2018 SBL DAISY Nurse Award Recipient | Local News ... 
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Lexi Walk, RN, was honored with the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses at Sarah Bush Lincoln on Jan. 22.

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Can you live without a spleen? 6 questions about splenectomy answered by a surgeon - TheHealthSite



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Can you live without a spleen? 6 questions about splenectomy answered by a surgeon 
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Spleen removal is prescribed to treat blood disorders like sickle cell anaemia, hemolytic anaemia, ITP or idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, etc. where the body faces a shortage of cells. Since one of the spleen's jobs is to remove old blood cells ...

 


11 Things That Can Raise Your Risk of Blood Clots - SELF



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11 Things That Can Raise Your Risk of Blood Clots 
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Some bleeding disorders, like hemophilia and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), cause your blood to not clot enough. Others, like Factor V Leiden, fall on the opposite side of the spectrum. These can make your blood hypercoagulable, meaning it ...

 


6 Signs You Might Have This Rare Bruising and Bleeding Disorder - SELF



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6 Signs You Might Have This Rare Bruising and Bleeding Disorder 
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The rare bruising and bleeding disorder idiopathic thromocytopenic purpura (ITP) may not be high on your list of health conditions to stay up Googling until 1:00 A.M. After all, bruises are usually just a normal part of life, and your blood isn't ...

 


Novartis drug RevoladeŽ shows long-term disease control for ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Novartis drug RevoladeŽ shows long-term disease control for ... 
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Basel, October 18, 2017 - Novartis today announced long-term study results supporting the positive safety and efficacy of Revolade (eltrombopag) in adults with chronic/persistent (enrolling patients that were 6 or more months from diagnosis) immune ...

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