Health Sciences Report

Identifier 1984_Vol.9 No.1
Title Health Sciences Report
Subject Public Relations; Journalism, Medical; Academic Medical Centers; Mass Media; Patient Education Handout; Publications; Ephemera
Description Health Sciences Report The Volunteer's "This Service" University of Utah Spring/ Summer 1984 Infants hospitalized in University Medical Center's Newborn Intensive Care Unit ( NBICU) receive TLC from a corps of dedi' cated foster grandparents, who frequently hold and cuddle the premature and critically ill new-borns. This kind of care is deemed crucial to their treatment. C Health Sciences Report Caring — The Measure of Success Medical services administered in a spirit of genuine concern can " make a good hospital great," says Univer-sity Hospital Administrator George Belsey. Listening Is Caring A head nurse on one of University Hospital's surgery units believes listening sensitively — to what the patient is and isn't saying — is the most important part of a nurse's job. The Physical Therapist's Vital Touch Her professional challenge, according to University Medical Center's chief physical therapist, is to help disabled patients care enough about them-selves to reach for the ' light at the end of the tunnel.' The Reward: Knowing You've Made a Difference For a psychiatric social worker at University Hospital, simply knowing he's made a difference is the reward in working with the chronically mentally ill. Health Sciences Report University of Utah Vol. 9, No. 1 Spring/ Summer 1984 8 Volunteers Provide University Hospital's " Plus Service" An eight- year veteran volunteer eases the burden of hospitalization for dozens of patients each week because he cares about people in need. A Diplomat in Sneakers Transports Anxious Patients Although her job requires a lot of walking, a University Hospital messenger gives far more than mere " foot service" to the patients she transports. Thanks ( photo essay) Research In Brief Centerounds 10 Published quartet^ W the Development and Community Relations Office, University of Utah Medical Center, 50 North Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132. Telephone: 801- 581- 7387. Health Sciences Report is mailed to faculty, staff, alumni, students and friends of the University of Utah School of Medicine; to the staffs of University Hospital and the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library and to the faculties of the colleges of health, nursing and pharmacy. Articles may be reprinted without permission. Senior editor: Anne Brillinger Editor: Kerril Sue Rollins Contributors: Pamela W. Fogle, Ken Johnson Photography: Brad Nelson and Steve Leitch, Medical Illustrations Service V . J r 12 14 16 21 24 I t/ i < A
Publisher University of Utah Health Care Office of Public Affairs and Marketing
Date 1984
Language eng
Relation University of Utah Health Care Office of Public Affairs and Marketing Collection
Rights Management Copyright 2012
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Scanning Technician mtd
Metadata Cataloger amt
ARK ark:/87278/s6x955x2
Setname ehsl_pahsc
Date Created 2012-04-12
Date Modified 2013-02-11
ID 933344
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=933344
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