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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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Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Nurse Leader?

By: Julianne Filion | On: May 24, 2016


Are you a nurse who’s passionate about improving the quality of care your patients receive at every stage of their visit, from check-in to discharge?

Are you ready to step into a leadership role and coach staff members on the practices that would benefit your patients and your institution?

Can you coordinate communications within your own department and across departments?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you just might have what it takes to be a successful nurse leader. Take our quick quiz to find out if you are ready for the next step in your nursing career.


One of the most critical skills nurse leaders must have is the ability to stay current on the latest healthcare best practices and treatment innovations, which means taking advantage of a wealth of online resources. For example, Gebauer offers an abundance of information about proven methods to address issues nurse leaders regularly face, such as patient engagement, team cooperation and time management.

You don’t have to be a nurse leader to affect positive change at your hospital. Learn how every nurse can increase patient satisfaction through patient-centered care.

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