By Amanda Diedrick Meet Ashley Hall. She lives in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. She just graduated sixth grade. And she weighs 39 pounds. Sadly, that’s not a typo. Eleven-year-old Ashley — the daughter of my childhood friend Nancy (Blair) Hall and her husband, Philip — has suffered from a severe …
In case of a medical emergency on Green Turtle Cay, a volunteer “First Responder Group” is available to help. A recent review of the equipment and supplies currently available indicated a need for a pulse oximeter. This item is placed on the fingertip of a patient and is able to report the oxygen level by scanning the skin so there is no discomfort. An oximeter also quickly and conveniently reports the pulse rate.