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Eglin nurses provide essential inpatient care

1st Lt. Megan George, of the 96th Medical Group’s Inpatient Squadron, reviews a patient’s electrocardiogram report, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients.  Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the Multi-Service Unit for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

1st Lt. Megan George, of the 96th Medical Group’s Inpatient Squadron, reviews a patient’s electrocardiogram report, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients. Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the Multi-Service Unit for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Staci McCoy, a licensed practical nurse with the 96th Medical Group’s Inpatient Squadron’s Multi-Service Unit, measures drainage from a patient’s closed wound suctioning device, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The nurses monitor output volumes for any indication of excessive or abnormal bleeding. The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients.  Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the MSU for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

Staci McCoy, a licensed practical nurse with the 96th Medical Group’s Inpatient Squadron’s Multi-Service Unit, measures drainage from a patient’s closed wound suctioning device, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The nurses monitor output volumes for any indication of excessive or abnormal bleeding. The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients. Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the MSU for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

A nurse from the 96th Inpatient Squadron's Multi-Service Unit examines a closed wound suctioning device, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The nurses monitor for proper blood flow and tissue secretions after surgical procedures. The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients.  Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the MSU for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)

A nurse from the 96th Inpatient Squadron's Multi-Service Unit examines a closed wound suctioning device, Feb. 24 at Eglin Hospital on Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The nurses monitor for proper blood flow and tissue secretions after surgical procedures. The IPTS provides care for all of Eglin’s inpatients. Approximately 380 – 450 patients are admitted to the MSU for post-surgical care each month. (U.S. Air Force photo/Ilka Cole)