The emergency departments of Elizabethtown Community Hospital and its Ticonderoga campus recently began providing free naloxone kits, with the drug used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, to anyone who wants them – no questions asked. David Clauss, MD, medical director of both emergency departments, appreciates more than the kits’ potential to save […]

Alice Hyde nurses recount their experience with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Registered Nurse Courtnee Davenport has cared for newborn children and mothers at University of Vermont Health Network – Alice Hyde Medical Center for a decade. But she can remember her worst brush with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) like it was yesterday. That morning the […]

Foot care is something we take for granted until we can no longer manage to do it. The UVM Medical Cente! witnessed this reality when elderly patients were admitted to our hospital in dire need of attention due to neglected toe nails and feet, often impeding their ability to wear shoes, exercise and even walk. […]