Thursday, August 16, 2007

Quick thinking nurse saves baby's life

Quick action by a Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center nurse on board a plane may have helped save the life of a very sick baby.

It happened Sunday night as 27 year old Ashley Dollarhide was flying back home to St. Louis after a week of volunteer medical work overseas in Cambodia. Ashley told us about ten hours into the 14 hour flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles, the captain came on asking for medical help for a passenger. Ashley rushed to assist and found a 10 month old baby boy named Kyle very pale and having trouble breathing.

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Refreshing to hear something positive about nurses in the news! :-)

Kudos to Ashley. Hope baby Kyle makes it out ok...

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