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Saturday, December 8, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
308 cases have now been reported and 23 people have died so far; Georgia is the 17th state to be affected.
Georgia is now the 17th state affected by the fungal meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). ABCNews.com says that around 14,000 patients are thought to have received injections of the steroid. The Forsyth Street Ambulatory Surgery Center in Macon is the only clinic in Georgia to have received a shipment. The AJC reports that the person infected is a 66-year-old Macon woman. She is in stable condition. “Clinically, she doesn’t appear to be that sick,” said Dr. Patrick O’Neal, the agency’s director of health protection told the AJC, “but we feel an abundance of caution is needed.” The current meningitis outbreak has been traced to a specific product and …
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Hospital recognizes excellence at Nurses’ Week Awards Ceremony; free seminars offered at the South Cobb Drive facility.
Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna (EAH) recently honored three nurses at its annual Nurses’ Week Awards Ceremony. The Professionalism in Nursing Award was given to Bob Crowe, MSN, RN. Crowe, who serves on the hospital’s administration team as the Assistant Vice President of Emergency and Imaging Services, has been with EAH for nine years. Diane Davis, MBA, BSN, RN, Director of Clinical Nursing, was awarded the Nursing Director of the Year award in honor of her superior leadership, dedication and knowledge in the nursing field. Theresa Hanson, BSN, RN was honored with the Heart Of Nursing Award. This award is given to a nurse whose heart is truly that of a caregiver. “I would like to applaud the work of these individuals on their hard …