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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:

Published clinical trial results support the use in children 3 years of age and older. Ethyl chloride is FLAMMABLE and should never be used in the presence of an open flame or electrical cautery equipment. Use in a well-ventilated area. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating or inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal. Do not spray in eyes. Over application of the product may lead to frostbite and/or altered skin pigmentation. Cutaneous sensitization may occur, but appears to be extremely rare. CAUTION: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a licensed healthcare practitioner.

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Inspirational Insight for National Nurses Month

By: Julianne Filion | On: May 9, 2016


May is National Nurses Month, an annual opportunity to show nurses appreciation for the outstanding contributions they make to your community.

Nurses wear quite a few hats: confidante, advocate, adviser, counselor and, of course, caregiver. We should always do our best to remember just how important nurses are.

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Nurse-to-Nurse Relationships: Creating a Cohesive Team

By: Julianne Filion | On: May 4, 2016


Long shifts, varying work styles and power struggles can contribute to dissension among your nursing staff. Patient satisfaction and engagement, as well as productivity and attention to detail suffer when team squabbles occur. This can, unfortunately, affect your HCAHPS scores. Of course, building a cohesive team takes time, but it’s well worth the effort. Here are a few ways you can help your nursing staff develop stronger relationships while creating a cohesive team environment.

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Improving Nursing Staff Safety in the Emergency Department

By: Julianne Filion | On: April 28, 2016


The emergency department is without question the most dangerous place in the hospital for nurses. Combative patients, upset families and personal confrontations that spill into the emergency room can make the ED environment volatile at times. While you’re treating the AMI patient or juggling an influx of patients from a multi-car accident, the last thing you should be concerned about is your personal safety. That’s why we put together these tips to help your hospital advance nursing staff safety in the emergency department.

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3 Strategies to Improve Pediatric Patient Experiences

By: Julianne Filion | On: April 20, 2016


Running a private practice is doubly hard when you’re a pediatrician. From crying, anxious children to nervous adults, not only do you have to keep your patients happy, but you also have to make sure parents are satisfied, too.

The best pediatricians have found ways to improve pediatric patient experiences using easy-to-implement tactics. Here are a few strategies you can use to support both your patients and their families.

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Steps for Transitioning Pediatric Patients to Adult Healthcare

By: Julianne Filion | On: April 14, 2016


The transition from pediatric to adult care can be confusing for patients, parents and families. It means new doctors, new routines and possibly new treatment plans. Furthermore, the transfer of legal responsibility to the patient (upon reaching adult age) can be emotionally and logistically troubling for parents or caregivers. This doesn’t even take into account the numerous life changes these young adult patients are already facing outside their medical care.

Transitioning pediatric patients shouldn’t be taken lightly, as many unforeseeable challenges could deter patients from receiving the care and support they require and deserve. But sadly, more than 50 percent of parents polled by the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs claimed no one even spoke to them about the upcoming need for their child to switch to adult care.

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