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Cover Story - May 27, 2011

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Emotional support, nurse-patient relationships have changed the face of care at Lucile Packard Hospital

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia. Clayton nearly blacked out in the school gym. Meyer took him to his pediatrician, expecting diabetes. But the diagnosis was dire.

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Posted by catkady12, a resident of Portola Valley
on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm

It's fantastic to see this positive shift in nursing! I know the nurses and educators work so hard to encourage nursing and patient care practices that can evolve to meet the hospital's needs. Good job CH and team!


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