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JHH Fetal Surgery Illustration by Nicolet Schenck
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Fetal therapy nurses smooth the way for ‘amazing’ surgeries Fetal therapy nurse Jennifer Kearney helps save  lives before they’re even born. She’s the first nurse  at The Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy,  which opened in July 2014 and is one of only 32 centers in the country. In the first year alone, Kearney saw
Jhpiego A trainee nurse who attends the nursing college that receives technical support from MCHIP talks to a patient who is about to deliver a baby in Allahabad, India Thursday, May 29, 2014. (Kate Holt/ MCHIP Photo/)
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By Indrani Kashyap T. Dileep Kumar of the Indian Nursing Council a leader in reforms T. Dileep Kumar, India nursing pioneer In a career that spans more than 40 years, T. Dileep Kumar has been a determined and fearless advocate for advancing the education and status of nurses in India, a driving force in reforming and
Jhpiego A trainee nurse who attends the nursing college that receives technical support from MCHIP talks to a patient who is about to deliver a baby in Allahabad, India Thursday, May 29, 2014. (Kate Holt/ MCHIP Photo/)
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By Indrani Kashyap T. Dileep Kumar of the Indian Nursing Council a leader in reforms T. Dileep Kumar, India nursing pioneer In a career that spans more than 40 years, T. Dileep Kumar has been a determined and fearless advocate for advancing the education and status of nurses in India, a driving force in reforming and
JHH Anna D. Wolf
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Anna Dryden Wolf knew what she was getting into at Johns Hopkins, and the institution should have known what it was getting into by hiring her. The nation was fresh off the Great Depression in 1940 when Elsie M. Lawler stepped down as superintendent of nurses and principal of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Training School
Howard Train Illustration by Leonard Peng
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Vascular specialist helps put intravenous lines, patients, and staff in a better place Howard County General Hospital’s commitment to innovation, collaboration, and safety is in its veins—and those of its patients. HCGH welcomed a vascular access specialist last year to increase the satisfaction of patients who need intravenous fluids. Loida Lacson, RN, is currently the sole
JHH Bobbie Norris
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For suffering patients, Pain Control and Comfort Menu can offer relief At the Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute, the focus is on distraction. Bobbie Norris, RN, CNRN, BC-RN, is a pain resource nurse at the institute, on the fourth floor of The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Phipps Building. It’s a short walk but a world away from
All Children's Bounceback photo illustration
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Bounce Back program helps staff talk through and cope with the lows Nurses are renowned for their ability to help patients and families cope with difficult diagnoses and challenging situations. But who helps the nurse regain emotional balance when seven patients die in one week? When a pediatric patient the nurse knows as her child’s
Bayview patient at Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
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By Lester Davis Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center offers patients a lovely place to heal Jacqueline Dunford, who long dreamed of spending her retirement closer to her adult son and grandchildren, breathed a sigh of relief in early June after moving from her hometown of Norfolk, Va., to a house in Federal Hill. With a new
JHH Photo by Nathaniel Gonzales
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Photographer loses himself and his worries in a beautiful landscape Emergency department registered nurse Nathaniel Gonzales landed his job at The Johns Hopkins Hospital before he landed in the United States. He was more than 3,000 miles away from Baltimore at his home in the United Kingdom when he interviewed for the position by telephone
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Transport and delivery room nurses jump nimbly between dual roles helping newborns Leslie J. Sulpar, MSN, RN, a veteran of more than 25 years in the neonatal intensive care unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and elsewhere, was working a 12-hour shift when she received her first transport call—a sick newborn at another location needing
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