How to Expedite a trip to the Emergency Department, explained by Lauren Doerfler, ACNP-BC
Lauren Doerfler, ACNP-BC, board-certified acute care nurse practitioner in the Emergency Department (ED) at Cass Regional Medical Center visited KSHB's "Kansas City Live" morning TV show Dec. 8, to discuss how to facilitate a smoother process when a visit to the Emergency Room is required.
Cass Regional surgeons help various patients during medical mission trip to Guatemala
"We removed some breast cancers, and did biopsies of skin legions and subcutaneous legions,” Jack Hudkins, MD, FACS, said. “There were a lot of hernias - the youngest was about two years old, and the oldest was about 90 years old.”
Cass Regional “family” identifies ways to donate
“Organizations like Globus Relief and SEED Inc. give us the opportunity to help others in need,"Materials Management Manager Jennifer Wallace said. "There are many countries that can use our supplies. As a whole hospital, we can take part in that, and as a hospital family it helps us pull together.”
Physical therapist Dritley demonstrates, discusses back pain prevention
“About 80 percent of adults will have back pain in some part of their lives,” Dritley said. As it recurs over time, if they don’t strengthen the key muscles and learn the correct movement patterns, correct posture, etcetera, they develop chronic lower back pain and those are the people who really need to see a therapist.