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

By Steven Tew

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.

Protect Yourself from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning This Winter

By Lindell Weaver MD

As the cooler weather approaches and winter’s chilly days and nights loom, more people are turning on their furnace for the first time. With that change, hospitals usually see an increase in the number of people who are poisoned by carbon monoxide due to faulty furnaces, using equipment or engines indoors, or limiting outside ventilation.