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2014-07-10 12:30:17

CROWN POINT, Ind., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point recently expanded its use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside the operating room, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the...

2014-06-30 12:31:54

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication GARY, Ind., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Methodist Hospitals recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks...

2014-06-25 12:29:53

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Medication ROCKFORD, Ill., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwedishAmerican Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique...

2014-06-03 12:36:10

ST. LOUIS, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Des Peres Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) to regulate their pain after surgery. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the technology poses unique risks because the medications used can also suppress the patient's breathing....

2014-05-21 08:30:17

Capnography Maximizes Patient Protection YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) hospitals have expanded their use of capnography, or breath monitoring, to include patients outside the operating room. St. Elizabeth Health Center, St. Joseph Health Center and St. Elizabeth Boardman Health Center join a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing this state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Not getting enough oxygen can lead to...

2014-05-15 08:34:21

MUNSTER, Ind., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan Healthcare-Munster recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside of its operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of carbon dioxide the patient is exhaling,...

2014-04-16 23:11:18

The facelift is one of the most popular facial plastic surgery procedures amongst baby boomers. With this in mind, Dr. Kevin Sadati has released a tip sheet for Orange County patients to use during their facelift recovery. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Facelift surgery is a cosmetic procedure designed to improve the appearance of a person's face by eliminating excess skin, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. While the goal is aesthetic improvement, Orange County patients...

2014-04-14 23:11:37

From oral tablets to general anesthesia, Dr. Kanani from Around the Corner Dental Health Spa offers it all. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Renowned family dentist in Woodland Hills, Dr. Kanani DDS., has unveiled several sleep dentistry procedures that will help patients who have a phobia, special needs or who suffer from anxiety get through a dental session. According to Dr. Kanani, it is not uncommon for him to see dozens of patients a month who suffer from a genuine fear...

2014-04-10 08:31:02

DYER and HAMMOND, Ind., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Franciscan St. Margaret Health's Dyer and Hammond campuses recently expanded use of capnography for respiratory monitoring outside their operating rooms, joining a growing group of healthcare leaders in embracing state-of-the-art patient safety technology. Capnography measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical caregivers when life-threatening respiratory depression occurs. By measuring the amount of...

2014-04-07 14:06:09

Nurses guide patients into a trance during the procedure Visualizing a safe place reduces operative pain, according to research presented today at EuroHeartCare 2014. Nurses guided patients into a trance and found it helped patients cope with pain and anxiety during ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF). EuroHeartCare is the official annual meeting of the Council on Cardiovascular Nursing and Allied Professions (CCNAP) of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). This year's meeting is...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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