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After 'Shallow Water Blackout,' Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

January 3, 2019

After ‘Shallow Water Blackout,’ Therapeutic Hypothermia Brings Clay Meers Back

By In the Loop intheloop

Clay Meers was in Florida for flight training when he passed out underwater. After exhausting nearly every treatment available, his Mayo care team tried therapeutic hypothermia — and saved Clay’s life.

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Tags: Dr. Beth Grieninger, Emergency Department, Mayo Clinic in Florida, therapeutic hypothermia


After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Standardized Patient Becomes Real Patient

June 28, 2018

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Standardized Patient Becomes Real Patient

By In the Loop intheloop

Cat Thisius is used to simulating patient ailments and complaints. That art form, however, quickly turned to real life after Cat was diagnosed with breast cancer. 

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Tags: Breast Cancer, Breast Clinic, ductal carcinoma in situ, Emergency Department, mastectomy, Multidisciplinary Simulation Center


Damon Ramaker Finds Adventure in Nursing, and Sled Dog Racing

March 8, 2018

Damon Ramaker Finds Adventure in Nursing, and Sled Dog Racing

By In the Loop intheloop

What could nursing and sled dog racing possibly have in common? For Mayo Clinic Emergency Department nurse Damon Ramaker, the answer is quite a bit.

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Tags: Cynthia Gallea, Damon Ramaker, Emergency Department


On a Record-Setting Night in the ER …

June 22, 2017

On a Record-Setting Night in the ER …

By In the Loop intheloop

When a very sick woman entered the Emergency Department in Rochester on a night of record-setting patient volumes, staff went out of their way to make her feel like she was the only patient under their care. 

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Tags: Emergency Department, Sister Tierney Trueman


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