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Latest Procedural sedation and analgesia Stories

2014-04-16 23:16:47

Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Some dentists mean oral conscious sedation, which is not the same things as being asleep. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Dr. Ronald Receveur, a Louisville cosmetic family dentist, is warning the public to be informed of what “sedation dentistry” means. Recently, dentists have begun advertising "sedation dentistry," assuming the public...

2014-03-15 23:02:51

DOCS Education’s sixth annual Sedation Safety Week highlights the importance of safely and effectively caring for the next new wave of dental patients – children and adolescents. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Each spring, DOCS Education holds Sedation Safety Week (SSW) – a week dedicated to advancing safety, reviewing protocols and educating doctors about new and important guidelines to effectively treat their patients using oral conscious sedation. Starting Monday, March 17th,...

2014-02-10 23:21:02

Conscious Sedation Consulting announces onsite sedation continuing education and training programs / certification at health care facilities nationally for physicians, nurses and assisting staff. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 We will come to your facility and provide continuing education and training on the administration of procedural sedation and/or advanced anesthesia techniques to the entire staff. Our programs are custom designed to fit your needs and use a “Sedation...

2013-08-15 23:26:19

Dr. Gregory Wych of Irmo, SC recently introduced the use of oral sedation at The Art of Dentistry in Irmo, SC as a method of helping his patients enjoy more relaxing, anxiety-free dental treatments. Sedation dentistry allows patients to have multiple procedures performed during one office visit due to the state of relaxation achieved with the oral sedative. Irmo, SC (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Dr. Gregory Wych of Irmo, SC recently introduced the use of oral sedation at The Art of Dentistry in...

2013-06-06 23:22:07

Although rare, complications associated with these common gastroenterology procedures can be life-threatening. A recent AllMed webinar helped risk management professionals understand how to monitor performance and decrease risk in their hospitals. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Both EGD (upper endoscopy) and colonoscopy carry the risk of cardiopulmonary complications that range from minor fluctuations in oxygen saturation or heart rate, to significant complications such as respiratory...

2013-05-30 23:27:02

Underserved patients have benefited from $1,112,469.00 worth of dentistry at no cost to them over the last year. This dental work was performed on patient populations who might not otherwise receive or been able to afford these services. (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The patient participants in these programs are typically phobic patients who have avoided dental work for many years not only because they can't afford treatment; they are also very fearful. Dental work included cleanings, extractions,...

2013-05-13 08:28:32

IRVINE, Calif., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today that three new clinical studies evaluating Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented before the world's leading anesthesia educators and investigators at the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in San Diego. The following studies highlight the positive clinical outcomes and patient safety impact of Masimo's unique noninvasive measurement technologies,...

2013-04-24 08:30:43

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Pumps DARLINGTON, Wis., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding the use of capnography technology to monitor patients using patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps to regulate their pain. PCA can provide an effective way to control pain by allowing patients to self-administer small doses of pain medication intravenously, but the...

2013-03-19 12:26:44

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients on Pain Pumps TORRANCE, Calif., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Torrance Memorial Medical Center recently increased patient safety measures by expanding the use of capnography technology to monitor patients using patient controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps to regulate their pain, undergoing procedural sedation and in coronary care after surgery. Capnography technology measures how effectively patients are breathing and can alert medical...

2013-03-08 23:03:12

CE organization DOCS Education hosts the fifth annual Sedation Safety Week March 11-15, 2013. Dentists are highly urged to participate by checking their safety equipment and supplies as well as reviewing state regulations and safety procedures. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 08, 2013 Tens of thousands of dentists practice sedation dentistry, and sedation continuing education organization, DOCS Education, is taking the week of March 11 to raise awareness on sedation safety. Each year beginning...