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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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Nurse Safety and Wellbeing: 4 Tips for a Healthier Workplace

By: Bethany Nock | On: May 21, 2019

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Firefighters, police officers, construction workers — most people aren’t shocked to learn these roles are among the most dangerous professions. But what about nursing?

While many health care professionals face severe and even life-threatening workplace hazards regularly — this is especially true for nurses. RNs have some of the highest illness and injury rates in the healthcare and social assistance sector, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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What Exactly is Patient-Centered Care?

By: Sue Zagula | On: May 7, 2019

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Over the past few years, healthcare professionals have begun using the term patient-centered care to describe a growing number of processes and activities. Because the term has become more pervasive, it can be challenging to decipher exactly what patient-centered care means, what it encompasses and, most importantly, how you can create a more patient-centered experience within your healthcare organization.

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4 Reasons Nurses Help Fight the Flu

By: Sue Zagula | On: December 12, 2017

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Flu season is here and no one knows that better than a nurse. You’re one of the first lines of defense in the fight against the flu. You may be called upon each year to administer flu shots to everyone 6 months and older.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention seasonal flu activity begins as early as October, can continue to occur as late as May, and commonly peaks in the United States between December and February. To help prevent transmission of the flu, many injections are given and with every injection comes a new person with different concerns.

Here are some reasons why nurses help fight the flu.

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The Pros and Cons of Online Nursing Degree Programs

By: Jennifer Clark | On: September 27, 2017

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Are you considering furthering your education? Obtaining a bachelor’s or graduate degree can expand your earning potential and offer additional skills which can help improve the quality of care you administer.

Unfortunately, it may be difficult to find enough time to attend in-person local classes. Luckily, many colleges and universities offer online nursing degree programs.

Online nursing education offers a greater level of flexibility than on-site classes, but there are some potential drawbacks. Before you sign up for classes, you’ll want to consider these online program pros and cons.

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3 Reasons to Join a Professional Nursing Organization

By: Bethany Nock | On: August 30, 2017

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Nurses are often so busy in their daily job activities that other news in the nursing world such as new government policies and education requirements can often be pushed to the back of their minds. However, these things are important because they can affect all nurses. One way that nurses and nursing students can stay on top of changes in the field is by joining a professional nursing organization.

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