Tag Archives: common medical myths

Diabetes: Fact or Myth

By Joyce Kaska-Laird, MA, RD, LD, CHES, CDE Diabetes Program Manager Methodist Charlton Medical Center As someone who works with diabetes patients every day, I often find myself in the role of a myth buster. Patients who have been newly … Continue reading

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Does a full moon mean higher emergency department volumes?

By Joben Rieth, RN, BS, MBA Director of Emergency Services, Methodist Dallas Medical Center Does a full moon mean higher emergency department (ED) volumes? Will more women really go into labor? Halloween conjures up thoughts of black cats, werewolves, and … Continue reading

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Breaking the Myth About Telemetry

By GeTonya Dickerson, RN Clinical Nurse Supervisor, Cardiac Telemetry, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center I always knew I wanted to be a nurse. In 2005, I joined Methodist Health System as a patient care technician (PCT) while attending nursing school. During … Continue reading

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Does a Full Moon Mean Higher ER Volumes?

By Christine Walker, RN, MSN, Director of Nursing, Emergency and Trauma Services, Methodist Dallas Medical Center Does a full moon mean higher ER volumes? Will more women really go into labor? Halloween conjures up thoughts of black cats, werewolves, and … Continue reading

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