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Important Risk and Safety Information for Gebauer’s Pain Ease® and Gebauer’s Ethyl Chloride®:

Do not spray in eyes. Over spraying may cause frostbite. Freezing may alter skin pigmentation. Use caution when using product on persons with poor circulation. The thawing process may be painful and freezing may lower resistance to infection and delay healing. If skin irritation develops, discontinue use. CAUTION: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a licensed healthcare practitioner.

Gebauer’s Pain Ease Only:

Apply only to intact oral mucous membranes. Do not use on genital mucous membranes. Consult your pediatrician when using on children 4 years old and younger.

Gebauer’s Ethyl Chloride Only:

Ethyl Chloride is FLAMMABLE and should never be used in the presence of an open flame, or electrical cautery equipment. Inhalation should be avoided as it may produce narcotic and general anesthetic effects, and may produce deep anesthesia or fatal coma or cardiac arrest. Cutaneous sensitization may occur, but appears to be extremely rare. Long term exposure may cause liver or kidney damage. Published clinical trial results support the use in children three years of age and older.

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Hand Hygiene - Are You in Compliance?

By: Sue Zagula | On: January 28, 2019

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Since the early 2000’s, lack of handwashing has been targeted as a main cause of spreading infections. Over the years, Joint Commission has required organizations to develop and implement hand hygiene programs.  As of January 1, 2018, the Joint Commission has decided to take another step to ensure hand hygiene is top of mind while providing direct patient care. Surveyors will now cite a deficiency to a hospital if they see any individual failing to perform hand hygiene.

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MAGNET 2018: Educate. Innovate. Celebrate.

By: Sue Zagula | On: November 14, 2018

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We loved seeing so many nursing professionals at the 2018 ANCC National Magnet Conference in Denver Colorado on October 24-26, 2018. The record-breaking crowd of over 10,000 healthcare workers included nurses, unit managers, chief nursing officers, directors, educators and researchers.  The MAGNET conference brings nurses together to celebrate their MAGNET journey and improve their nursing practice with effective and proven processes.

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Emergency Nursing 2018 Conference Recap

By: Sue Zagula | On: October 12, 2018

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In the blink of an eye Emergency Nursing 2018 came and went. The ENA conference is one of our favorite times of the year! It is an honor to have the opportunity to meet so many new nurses and catch up with familiar faces. Everyone at the conference is eager to uncover the latest in technology, education and research.

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Quick Facts About Ethyl Chloride

By: Sue Zagula | On: September 5, 2018

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Gebauer’s Ethyl Chloride® topical anesthetic skin refrigerant has been trusted by healthcare professionals for more than 100 years. It’s possible you may not know the whole story about Ethyl Chloride, so we put together this QUICK FACTS guide.

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How Dermatologists Can Build Patient Loyalty

By: Sue Zagula | On: December 19, 2017

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These days, people who need or want aesthetic treatments can shop around. Most feel any dermatologists can do Botox or fillers, so they will go to the one who’s offering the best deal. That’s why building patient loyalty is so important.

Outside of surgical revenue where fees are generally high, the most lucrative procedures are those where patients return for additional treatments. But practices lose patients all of the time— sometimes over very small price differences—when those same practices should be working to keep those same patients.

The good news is all of the elements that garner patient loyalty are simply good business practices. Although you may already may be doing some of them, you may need to put in a little more effort to make them work. Here are four things dermatologists can do to build patient loyalty.

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