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Updated wing enhances stay for Missouri Delta patients

Sunday, April 18, 2010

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Emily Featherston, vice president of nursing at Missouri Delta Medical Center, shows the inside of locked boxes for patients' charts and medications in the hospital's new telemetry wing. Patients will be moved to the area this week. Michelle Felter, Staff
SIKESTON -- Later this week, the first telemetry patients will take advantage of the brand-new 3F wing at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

"We are expecting to move patients there on Tuesday or Wednesday," said Karen Lawless, telemetry manager. The floor deals with patients who need to be connected to machines to measure heart rate, blood pressure and breathing rate, as well as blood-oxygen level and heart-rhythm monitoring information.

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