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Local fetal and cardiac surgery team saves Folsom baby with heart defect

UC Davis Health — September 29, 2023

When a routine ultrasound at 20 weeks revealed a potential heart defect in their developing baby, Stephanie and Travis Dover of Folsom were caught off guard. As the parents of six other children, including three who were born at home without issue, they had not faced something like this.

Vincent Dover

Brief Dialysis May Be Best for Some Kidney Patients

UCSF Health — September 27, 2023

Patients of acute kidney injury might not need as much dialysis as patients with end-stage kidney disease, and might benefit more from weaning off dialysis to avoid risk for heart disease, infection, organ damage and death.

UCSF School of Medicine

UC Davis Health finds success in retaining nurses

UC Davis Health — September 27, 2023

UC Davis Health has achieved an impressive 92% nurse retention rate thanks to a relationship-based culture, new graduate onboarding and diverse professional development opportunities.

Nurse wearing mask and blue scrubs putting blood pressure cuff on child’s arm

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