July 1, 2011

Surgery by flashlight as Joplin team operates through tornado

By: Judith M. Mathias, RN, MA

It started out as a typical Sunday morning on call—a 7:30 am C section, home for a nap, then a call-back at 3 pm for orthopedic cases. But that Sunday, May 22, 2011, turned out to be anything but typical for Staci Perry, a surgical technologist at St John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Missouri.

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