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2012 Health Guide 4

2012 Health Guide 4

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Published by American Press
The American Press' Health Report IV was released recently. In it you will find tips on staying healthy and what to do when things go wrong.
The American Press' Health Report IV was released recently. In it you will find tips on staying healthy and what to do when things go wrong.

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 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012AMERICAN PRESS
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Breast Cancer AwarenessBreakfast:
8-10 a.m. today,Lake Charles Civic Center’sBuccaneer Room. Hosted byFox 29 and the Lake CharlesCW. Table sponsorships areavailable. For ticket inorma-tion, call 474-1316 or visitwatchox29.com.
Women & Children’s Hos-pital Neonatal IntensiveCare Unit Reunion:
10a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 6, at 4200Nelson Road. All ormer NICUpatients and their amiliesare invited to attend this reeevent where amilies canvisit with hospital staf andphysicians who helped careor them during their stay.Spacewalks, arts and crats,games, pictures, ood andmore planned. Register atwww.women-childrens.com/nicu or call 337-475-4064.
Motorcycle Ride For Hope:
 Oct. 7, check-in noon-1:15 p.m.,Lake Charles Civic Center. Kick stands up at 1:30 p.m. or the112-mile ride, which will endat Pinederosa Park in Westlake.Ride to raise unds or breastcancer awareness. Contact Rick Mestayer at 540-2388 or emailmestayer@hotmail.com.
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AMERICAN PRESSADVERTISING SECTIONTHURSDA, OCTOBER 4, 2012
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Special to the American Press
Women & Children’s Hospital staf members celebrate their “Best Places to Work” des-ignation. Standing, rom let, are Maxine Dion, Laurie Mayeaux, Pat David, CEO BryanS. Bateman, Scott Rider, Kevin Gobert, CQO Kathy Armentor and Latania Ramirez, and,kneeling, Keith Guillory, Daphne Marti, Deidre Bath and Christina Kratz.
Health care award
West Calcasieu CameronHospital is offering 20 percentoff digital screening mammo-grams during October.October is dedicated tocreating awareness of breastcancer. According to the Amer-ican Cancer Society, researchsupports mammography evenmore so than in the past.“It can detect lumps thatare missed through self-breastexams and even clinicalexams,” said Betty Adams,WCCH’s mammography coor-dinator. “If women age 50 andolder would get regular mam-mograms, the mortality ratecould decrease by 30 percent.”This discount is appliedto hospital charges and doesnot include radiologists’ fees,which are billed separately.Appointments are available8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Fridayand until 7 p.m. Thursdays.Call 527-4256.
Hospitalofers discounton digitalmammograms
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The Lake Charles MemorialHospital Volunteer Auxil-iary and Foundation recentlydonated a telemetry system tothe hospital’s cardiac rehabili-tation program.The Quinton Q-Tel Reha-bilitation and ManagementSystem is able to producehigh-quality diagnostictelemetry readings that willidentiy heartbeat changes orarrhythmias. The system hasa built-in charting and auto-mated reporting system.It will be used in conjunc-tion with the National Outpa-tient Cardiac RehabilitationRegistry that went live in July.“The system is the frst o its kind in the U.S. that willprovide Memorial’s cardiacrehab team with the means totrack, document, and commu-nicate patient outcomes andprogram perormance in ac-cordance with evidence-basedguidelines,” said MichelleSmith, nurse manager o Memorial’s Cardiac RehabDepartment.“In addition, it will dem-onstrate impact o physicalunction and quality o lie orheart patients, morbidity andmortality.”Memorial’s Cardiac Reha-bilitation Phase II is a super-vised outpatient programo individually prescribedexercise with continuous elec-trocardiogram monitoring.The exercise program is basedon an individualized exerciseprescription o intensity,duration, requency and type o exercise. Patient education andliestyle modifcation are an im-portant part o cardiac rehab.The Cardiac Rehab depart-ment is certifed through theAmerican Association o Car-diovascular and PulmonaryRehab. The telemetry systemis designed to support therequirements needed or theAmerican Association o Car-diovascular and PulmonaryRehabilitation certifcation.The Cardiac Rehab sta includes Michelle Smith, RNC;Shanna Gilbert, MS, CEP; Ce-leste Jarrell, RN; and JessicaFontenot, RN.
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A patient exercises at Memorial’s Cardiac Rehab while hooked up to the Quinton Q-Tel Reha-bilitation and Management System.
The equipment ‘willdemonstrate impactof physical functionand quality of life forheart patients,morbidity andmortality.’
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