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Aiken Regional Medical Centers | The Augusta Chronicle

...of the cardiac floor is a step-down unit for critically ill patients once they leave the Intensive Care Unit after heart surgery. Every room is equipped with up-to-date telemetry so each patient can be monitored constantly from the central...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/aiken-regional-medic
Ex-NFL players file suit saying painkillers were easy to get up to 2012

...the conditions haven't been definitively linked to painkillers.Romberg, 34, had three stints inserted during heart surgery just a year after retiring, and said his doctors asked how the team never noticed the heart problems during physicals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-18/ex-nfl-players-file-suit-sayi
NASCAR driver Brian Vickers is feeling fine this season

...have yet to return.He missed 25 races in 2010 when clots were discovered in his legs and, while he was out, he had heart surgery to prevent future clots from moving through his body to his brain.A blood clot in his right calf found in October...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-12/nascar-driver-brian-vicker
Don Zimmer won't be forgotten

...Wednesday at 83 in a hospital in nearby Dunedin, Fla. He had been in a rehabilitation center since having seven hours of heart surgery in mid-April."Great baseball man. A baseball lifer. Was a mentor to me," teary-eyed Yankees manager Joe Girardi...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-05/don-zimmer-wont-be-forgo
Super District 10 race features incumbent versus political newcomer

...disappointed in his attendance record and his usage of the gas card."Smith missed several meetings in 2012 because of heart surgery and complications from diabetes, but said he's fully recovered.The owner of a successful plumbing business with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-05-16/super-district-10-race-f
Trinity loses ability to perform heart procedure

...according to the National Hospital Discharge Survey,Prior to 2008, the state would only allow hospitals that did open heart surgery perform therapeutic catheterizations but a state law passed that year allowed an exemption for others to apply if they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-16/trinity-loses-ability-perfor
Gold Cross EMS founder, owner Bo Pounds dies

Gold Cross EMS founder and owner Bo Pounds died early Friday at age 78, six weeks after open heart surgery, according to Gold Cross CEO Vince Brogdon.Pounds, an Augusta native and 1956 graduate of the Academy of Richmond Coun ty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-16/gold-cross-ems-founder-owner-
Teen killed by vehicle remembered by family, friends

...and cooked for her when she wasn't feeling well.When Collins had her feet amputated in 2007 and later had open heart surgery in 2010, De'Monta took on a stronger role at home."That's why I'm trying not to cry, because Monta would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-23/teen-killed-vehicle-remember
Hospital lawyers: Haley's veto of Certificate of Need funding didn't nix law requiring process

...fundraiser for Lexington Medical Center, which spent nearly a decade fighting with DHEC over whether it could do open-heart surgery before reaching a compromise with another Columbia-area hospital.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-06/hospital-lawyers-haleys-veto-certif
Zoos give hospitalized kids a wild distraction

...our lives," said his dad, John Pepe.Tino relates to a part of a video featuring a baby orangutan that had open heart surgery. Staffers are following the ape through its recovery.San Diego Zoo Kids' four-hour loop running now at Rady...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-01-30/zoos-give-hospitalized-kid