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2016 Transplant Nurses Day

2016 Transplant Nurses Day

For patients needing an organ transplant, the process—from evaluation to transplantation—can feel pretty overwhelming. The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center helps its patients by offering a program that ensures they don’t navigate the complex process alone.
Each transplant patient is paired with a transplant nurse coordinator, who manages and facilitates the entire process, starting

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Recognizing Transplant Nurses Day 2014

Recognizing Transplant Nurses Day 2014

Transplant programs at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital have a profound impact on the lives of hundreds of patients and their families each year. What we do requires a team of very dedicated individuals. Today, in honor of Transplant Nurses Day, we would like to recognize our nurses and the ways they help

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Celebrating Transplant Nurses Day

Celebrating Transplant Nurses Day

One of the premier transplant programs in the country, the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center, has a profound impact on the lives of hundreds of patients and their families each year. What we do requires a team of very dedicated individuals. Today, in honor of Transplant Nurses Day, the Transplant Center leadership team would

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Barnes-Jewish liver transplant nurse is patient’s “Guiding Light”

Barnes-Jewish liver transplant nurse is patient’s “Guiding Light”

The Guiding Light was the longest running drama in television history. The show’s title came from a lamp shining in the window of one character’s house  as a beacon to guide people looking for comfort or advice.  A Barnes-Jewish Hospital transplant nurse, Pam Thurston, RN, CCTN, was honored on Transplant Nurses Day, April 18, as

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