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.
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.
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.
Technology always has had an impact on healthcare — from pacemakers and MRI machines to electronic health records (EHR) and robotics. The goal of these healthcare technologies has and will continue to be helping medical professionals provide the highest-quality, patient-centered care in the most efficient way possible.
Unfortunately, the push for instant gratification and a consumer-centric marketplace in retail and e-commerce now means people have unrealistic expectations in many areas of their lives — including health care.
No patient looks forward to a hospital stay, but while they are there, nurses have the greatest opportunity to make the visit a little more bearable.
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.