<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=1119689118113199&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Ease the Way Blog

Improve patient comfort and satisfaction with weekly advice
delivered directly to your inbox.

Need Help Navigating Medical Device Approvals - Download Now

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.

Join our social networks

Connect Follow Connect

Jennifer Clark's Recent Posts

Jennifer Clark | Gebauer

What is a Medical Data Management System?

By: Jennifer Clark | On: June 28, 2017

Featured

Healthcare information technology enables clinics to gather and analyze an abundance of clinical and administrative data, but managing and using this information is challenging, especially without a reliable medical data management system.

Here is an introduction to medical data management systems and how they benefit physicians.

Read More »

The Hospital Admin's Role in the Patient Experience

By: Jennifer Clark | On: June 6, 2017

Featured

While the impact nurses and physicians have on the patient experience may be the most obvious, care providers are not the only members of the hospital staff who have the power to influence the patient experience.

Though a patient may never be introduced to them, hospital administrators still play a crucial role in what happens during a patient’s stay.

Here are three places where hospital admins have the greatest impact on the patient experience.

Read More »

How Can Nurses Define and Guide the Patient Experience?

By: Jennifer Clark | On: May 17, 2017

Featured

While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has urged healthcare organizations across the country to change the ways they evaluate the care they provide, arguably the most important measurement the ACA highlighted is the concept of the “patient experience.

Unfortunately, the best way to define the patient experience is up for debate, and every individual involved in a patient’s care has their own perception of which factors should be considered when assessing treatment quality.

However, among the most comprehensive investigations into the idea of patient experience was a 2014 article published in Patient Experience Journal, “Defining Patient Experience.” In this study, Wolf, et al. identified four distinct themes that practitioners—especially nurses—can use to help define and guide the patient experience.

Below is a discussion of these four elements.

Read More »

3 Uncommon Ways Nurses Can Improve Patient Care

By: Jennifer Clark | On: May 9, 2017

Featured

Though nurses have a laundry list of responsibilities during each shift, when it comes to patient care, there are two main priorities: providing compassionate medical treatment and involving patients in care decisions.

Once these primary duties are addressed, most nurses choose to go above and beyond to ensure a patient’s stay at the hospital is as comfortable as possible. While there are dozens of ways to accomplish this goal, there may be a few you might not have considered.

Take a look at three uncommon ways nurses can improve patient care and increase satisfaction.

Read More »

10 Thought-Provoking Statistics about Modern Nursing

By: Jennifer Clark | On: April 27, 2017

Featured

Did you know that one of the first recorded reference to the nursing profession is on a pillar in India built around 250 B.C.?

Or that around the turn of the last century nurses worked, on average, 56 hours per week?

You don’t have to go back hundreds or thousands of years to hear some fascinating facts, however. Here are 10 thought-provoking statistics about modern nursing.

Read More »