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Advance for Nurses highlights PHD's hyperbaric medicine unit

Advance for Nurses highlights PHD's hyperbaric medicine unit
The April 28th edition of Advance for Nurses magazine mentions the recent milestone reached by the hyperbaric medicine unit at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. Staff members recently completed the unit's 50,000th patient treatment, making it one of the busiest hyperbaric units in the country. The news brief includes a photo of Tami Poli, a certified hyperbaric technologist, and Birgitta Van Dooren, a certified hyperbaric nurse. The hyperbaric unit is part of PHD’s Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine.

PHP physician quoted in story in Dallas Morning News' Healthy Living section
Dr. Roger Emerson, an orthopedics physician on the medical staff of Presbyterian Hospital of Plano's Texas Joint Replacement Institute, was quoted in an article in today's Healthy Living section of the Dallas Morning News.

Stephenville Empire-Tribune features HMEC
Harris Methodist Erath County's third annual 2 Your Health Fun Run/Walk was featured twice in the Stephenville Empire-Tribune. Thursday's story featured a quote from Shane Wall, physical therapist at HMEC and chair of the Fun Run, about the need for children and their families to be more physically active. 

Sunday's paper also included a story about HMEC's Center for Wound Care. The story featured a patient whose 44-year-old wound is 99.6 percent recovered thanks to the services provided by the Center for Wound Care. Patty Weidemann, program director, was quoted.


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