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Methodist Dallas Medical Center Innovative Pregnancy Classes Spotlighted in March of Dimes National Prematurity Project Methodist CEO Steve Mansfield to chair 2011 March for Babies Campaign The March of Dimes presented its annual national “report card” on Nov. 17 on a day and month selected to raise awareness of high premature birth rates around the country. Its leaders joi ...

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By Christine Walker, RN Methodist Dallas Medical Center Although clinicians may find their careers rewarding, they often find them stressful. In an emergency department (ED), for instance, stressful situations can change in a moment’s notice. Clinicians may be dealing with high acuity emergency situations where there’s little time to prepare families for the seriousness of a ...

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Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s Karla Ramberger and David Dyslin, MD Chosen as Fort Worth Health Care Heroes Mansfield, Texas —Karla Ramberger, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s Emergency Department director, and David Dyslin, an independently practicing general surgeon on the Methodist Mansfield medical staff and the hospital’s first medical staff president,  were r ...

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By Nancy Simon, CNO, Methodist Health System Becoming a nurse leader doesn’t just happen. It takes dedication, commitment, and a willingness to learn on the part of the nurse as well as the hospital. Effective leaders use their passion for caring as a foundation upon which they build their future careers. Successful organizations, ones where nurses want to work and build their ...

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By Tammy Pikey, RN, CMSRN Methodist Charlton Medical Center Spending 12 hours — or more — making the rounds at your hospital can really take a toll on your feet. You work hard, but your shoes shouldn’t be hard on your feet. While no one shoe is right for all clinicians, here are smart tips to follow for happier feet. 1. It’s all in the toes. Toes carry your weight and help ma ...

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By Tammy Beaumont, BSN, RN, BC, CBN Methodist Dallas Medical Center You know all the usual healthy habits for proper weight management, but putting your health care education and training into practice is another story. Following a healthy diet and regular exercise program take time and energy. For many of us, long shifts and irregular work hours zap our time and our energ ...

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Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center and Methodist Richardson Medical Center recently received Advanced Certification as Primary Stroke Centers following on-site certification reviews from the Joint Commission, which accredits and certifies more than 18,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. The Joint Commission’s Certific ...

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strong>By Cathy Crawford, RN Methodist Dallas Medical Center Nurses play a vital role in caring for and supporting stroke patients and their families. As patients prepare to return home after having a stroke, it is important to educate them about lifestyle changes they may need to make to reduce their risk for recurrent stroke, as well as help them be as independent as possi ...

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