Using the power of personal touch — as well as poetry and art — to help a patient find peace

By Steven Tew
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A few weeks ago Anthony Pierson was called into work and assigned to look after an aggressive, combative patient who was recovering from a drug overdose. In order to calm the patient, Anthony used the power of personal touch, and while the patient slept, he captured the whole experience on paper with poetry and art.

Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute shares advancements in heart research and care

By Jess Gomez
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THE STATISTICS ARE SOBERING: Heart disease remains the number one killer of men and women in the United States, resulting in one of every four deaths — and according to the Centers for Disease Control, about 720,000 Americans will suffer a heart attack next year.

Research identifies new approach to more efficiently diagnose blood clots in lungs of patients over age 50

By Jason M Carlton
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New research from Intermountain Medical Center identifies a new “sliding scale” model used to rule out potentially deadly blood clots in the lungs, known as pulmonary embolisms, is more accurate than current diagnostic methods.