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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
Rants & Raves

...Oil of Olay to fix that. THANK YOU TO Miss Alma Jones, a nurse at University Hospital, who made my upcoming open-heart surgery bearable and understandable, and most of all, she prayed for me which is the greatest thing she could ever have done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-15/rants-raves
Mayor offers surprising lunch invitation

...Former state Sen. Don Cheeks is recuperating from open-heart surgery during which he had a quadruple bypass at University Hospital...Cheeks, I told him my husband, Ernie, had open-heart surgery four years ago and is now recuperating from back surgery...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-03-14/mayor-offers-su
It's too early to tell if NASCAR is set for better racing

...sprint car driver, and Brian Vickers received one after missing the first two races of this year after off-season heart surgery.It's not clear where NASCAR stands on the waiver for Busch. At a time when NASCAR is trying hard to be transparent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-09/its-too-early-tell-if-nasc
Brian Vickers getting back in action after heart surgery

...the first two races of the season as he recovered from heart surgery. As he neared his return, he wondered if maybe he...into a vein in his left leg. He was private about the heart surgery and didn't address it until a month after the procedure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-06/brian-vickers-getting-back
Hamilton leads 1-2 finish for Mercedes at Australian GP

...Pro Stock, ending a 59-race victory drought. Anderson missed the first five events last season after undergoing heart surgery.Karen Stoffer won Pro Stock Motorcycle division, the 198th victory by a woman in NHRA history.Schumacher has 13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-03-15/hamilton-leads-1-2-finish-
Dwelling on differences keep us counterproductive

...time you stop at a traffic light, or become happy that your grandfather or another loved one just had a successful heart surgery, go check on the black pioneers who helped make those possible. Look into famous black American trailblazers who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-02-15/dwelling-differe
Four drivers pass on All-Star race at Daytona

...equipment or sponsorship to justify the expense. Vickers dropped out to continue his recovery from emergency open heart surgery in December to repair small holes.Clint Bowyer, Ricky Sten house Jr., Casey Mears and Paul Menard all filled the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/four-drivers-pass-all-star
City Ink: Davis would get last word with new speaking system

...registered nurse who cared for him so well afterward.The only negative thing I'll say is that compared with his open-heart surgery a few years back, the waits were longer this time. But that was when GRU President Ricardo Azziz ran interference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-02-08/city-ink-davis-
Vickers ready to race again after undergoing heart surgery

...on the racetrack and prove to everyone he still has what it takes to win Sprint Cup races following emergency open heart surgery in December."Reports of my demise have been greatly exaggerated," Vickers said Tuesday during NASCAR's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-27/vickers-ready-race-again-a