Tag: Elvis Presley Trauma Center

“Fight your Freddy:” Nathan Lumpkin’s excruciating injury could have made life a horror movie, but he’s thriving thanks to Regional One Health

Nathan Lumpkin, 19, was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center after his foot was crushed in a work accident. Anesthesiologist Jerry Jones, MD helped Nathan avoid opioids by using continuous peripheral nerve blocks, a technique Dr. Jones has pioneered at Regional One Health. The nerve blocks prevent addiction by never exposing a patient [...]

2019-11-13T13:57:13-06:00November 18th, 2019|

David Cummings doesn’t remember the hit-and-run that almost killed him – but he’s certain he’s alive today because of Regional One Health

David Cummings was out for a morning jog when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.  While he doesn't remember the accident that almost killed him, he'll never forget Regional One Health trauma surgeons Dr. Peter Fischer and Dr. Dina Filiberto. They used an innovative procedure to stop bleeding in Cummings' pelvis so they [...]

2019-11-13T14:04:50-06:00November 13th, 2019|

A horrific accident left Kevin Newman in severe pain – but his wife’s love and Regional One Health’s care got him back on his feet

After five kids and 11 grandkids, Kevin and Yolanda Newman are used to working as a team. When a New Year’s Eve motorcycle accident left Kevin with life-threatening injuries, he needed Yolanda’s love and support more than ever – and that, along with the care he received at Regional One Health, has him on [...]

2019-03-01T06:56:16-06:00March 11th, 2019|

A spirit that won’t be crushed: Laura Spradlin is living her “hoop dreams” thanks to Regional One Health’s trauma specialists

The Ouachita Baptist University Tigers have on their women’s basketball roster a young Memphian who has defied dozens of odds. After a tough tryout that the coach was reluctant to even offer, the team accepted Laura Spradlin as a walk-on player. This was just two years after Laura and her parents didn’t even [...]

2019-02-18T08:24:09-06:00February 12th, 2019|

Bella Vita gives back to Critical Care families

Stephanie Singley (left) was inspired to bring food to the waiting room when she noticed other families spending more time there while her mom was a patient at Regional One Health. Stephanie Singley understands the stress and uncertainty family members of Regional One Health patients experience while in the Critical Care Waiting [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:47-06:00June 8th, 2018|

Courtney family thankful for trauma care (Video)

It was an early season football game for Evangelical Christian School against Briarcrest Christian School when Max Courtney was hit in the side during a return and had to leave the game with an unknown injury. Max was taken to a hospital where it was discovered he quickly needed to get [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:50-06:00April 19th, 2018|

ONE Night Gala makes OR upgrades possible

Thanks to donations made at last year's ONE Night Gala, OR upgrades were made to four Trauma operating rooms, three Chandler operating rooms and Labor and Delivery bed and lighting upgrades. ONE Night Gala is a night of fun, but it’s also a time to give back to the important life-saving care [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:51-06:00April 3rd, 2018|

Dr. Fischer leads Stop the Bleed effort

One person can make a difference. That was the idea behind the recent Stop the Bleed training course that taught participants basic bleeding control techniques. Peter Fischer, MD, MS, NREMT-P, FACS With simple steps, it only takes one person to stop a bleed, said event organizer Peter Fischer, MD, a trauma surgeon [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:54-06:00February 16th, 2018|
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