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Because ovarian cancer is so difficult to detect, and there really isn't a good screening method for it, annual pelvic exams are critical.
Methodist cardiovascular nurse Patty Sieler, RN, was honored with The DAISY Award for providing unyielding care and compassion to her patients and late mother while recovering from COVID-19 and completing nursing school.
Kelsey Jourdan, RN, a medical surgical nurse at Methodist Hospital, was honored with The DAISY Award for using prayer to connect with a patient.
Thanks to the quick actions of a dedicated care team, Carl Poteet, who was given days to live after a cancer-related complication, was able to walk his daughter down the aisle at Methodist Hospital.
Finding Blessings Where They Can: Couple Overcoming Pregnancy Loss Recognizes Nurse for Extraordinary Care and Compassion
Methodist labor and delivery nurse Deena Weatherwax, BSN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, received The Daisy Award for helping a couple process the traumatic emotions surrounding their 16-week stillborn daughter.
Karla Perez was kept alive on life support for eight weeks. And thanks to her care team at Methodist Women's Hospital, she passed on the gift of life to her son, Angel.
And Then Came Five: Following Up With the First Set of Quintuplets Born at Methodist Women's Hospital
Seven years later, the Garcia quintuplets - the first set of quintuplets born at Methodist Women's Hospital - are thriving and teaching Mom (and the rest of us) some valuable life lessons.
May these real and raw accounts of the COVID-19 pandemic give us all a greater appreciation of the sacrifices nurses make.
Despite a no visitor policy, a Methodist rehabilitation technician found a way for more than 20 family members to "visit" their 87-year-old loved one recovering in the hospital.
Two Methodist Hospital CNAs put their downtime to good use and spread messages of hope and encouragement during the COVID-19 Pandemic.