Duke Health Applying for Magnet Redesignation
Duke University Health System was designated as a Magnet organization in 2014 by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. In August 2018, Duke University Health System is applying for redesignation.
Young Boy with Moebius Syndrome Smiles After Surgery
Colton Southern had plenty to smile about after surgery last year. In fact, it was the first time in the eight-year-old boy’s life that he was able to show how happy he was. Colton’s facial muscles were so weak when he was born that he was unable to show expression. Facial reanimation surgery at Duke Children’s Hospital brought a smile to Colton’s face -- and to the faces of his thankful family.
Treatment Advances Give Hope to People with Brain Metastases
Lisa VanTress didn’t know why she couldn’t regain her land legs after a 13-hour fishing trip in the summer of 2016. When the dizziness caused her to stumble and fall, she went to the emergency room. She soon learned she had lung cancer that had spread to her brain.
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