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2014-10-16 12:29:38

Respiratory Monitoring Helps to Protect Patients Receiving Pain Medication and during Procedural Sedation TERRE HAUTE, Ind., Oct.16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hospital recently strengthened patient safety measures by expanding its use of capnography to monitor patients capnography during 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...

2014-10-07 23:01:58

Allied Anesthesia physicians weigh in on patient safety in wake of Joan Rivers’ death Orange, Calif. (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 The death of 81-year-old comedienne Joan Rivers from complications that arose during a routine endoscopy has some people unnecessarily worrying about the risk of anesthesia among older patients. “Age in and of itself is not a large risk factor for anesthesia,” said Dr. Greg Perkins, chairman of St. Joseph Hospital in Orange and member of Allied Anesthesia...

2014-09-26 23:01:17

Dr. Arthur L. Bruce, of Arthur L. Bruce, DMD & Associates, recently completed a weekend continuing education course on oral sedation dentistry. Pendleton, SC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Arthur L. Bruce, DMD & Associates is committed to providing their patients with the best care possible. That’s why they are always up to date on the latest treatment practices and technology. Dr. Arthur L. Bruce recently completed an education course on oral sedation dentistry to acquire knowledge...

2014-09-25 23:02:11

Sleep Dentists are proud to announce they will be offering another round of Basic Airway Management Certification courses to help dentists comply with Florida law and safely perform sedation dental services. Plantation, FL (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Changes in Florida laws now require dental practitioners to successfully complete a minimum of four hours of airway management training in order to work with sedated patients without anesthesia permits. In addition, any dentist with any type...

2014-09-23 23:06:55

Dentist4Sedation.com is now offering complimentary oral sedation with treatment for new patients. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Westlake Village sedation dentist at Sedation Dental Office is now offering complimentary oral sedation with treatment for new patients. Studies have shown that about 15 percent of Americans suffer from dental anxiety or dental phobia. These common conditions are more than merely uncomfortable for patients; they can also keep patients from...

2014-09-23 12:30:46

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles sleep dentistry expert at Wilshire Smile Studio is now offering sedation dentistry options. Dental phobia is a significant problem for 15 percent of the population. Some suffer a vague feeling of anxiety and discomfort while sitting in the treatment chair while others experience anxiety that is so severe it keeps them from seeking treatment even when they are in excruciating pain. Studies show that dental anxiety can become more...

2014-09-10 08:32:39

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety advises patients even "minor" surgery can have major risks CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) released today four lessons learned from the death of comedian Joan Rivers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131024/CG03341LOGO The recent death of Joan Rivers is a reminder that even "minor" procedures can have major risks and "hidden harm." Michael Wong, JD Executive...

2014-08-25 23:00:36

Fear of pain, cost, and time are three major factors that deter men from having a vasectomy. One Stop Medical Center now offers an affordable, pain-free, no-scalpel, no-needle vasectomy with only one trip. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 A vasectomy has long been known to be the most effective and affordable way for a couple to pursue long-term contraception. Moreover,no-scalpel vasectomy has many proven advantages over conventional vasectomy. Still, many men hesitate to have...

2014-08-14 23:10:34

New Albany Dentist Dr. Brad Frederick will attend sedation training in Atlanta, Ga., next week. Dr. Frederick joined the practice of Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receiver earlier this year. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 New Albany Dentist Dr. Brad Frederick will attend sedation training in Atlanta, Ga., next week. Dr. Frederick joined the practice of Louisville cosmetic family dentist Dr. Ronald Receiver earlier this year. “Sedation is the modern way of helping...

2014-08-12 16:28:28

Dr. Michael Flatley is waiving the fee for dental sedation to new patients with dental anxieties. GIG HARBOR, Wash., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Are you one of the 30-40 million Americans who have a phobia about the dentist? While it's normal to have some anxiety regarding an upcoming dental appointment, those with medical phobias have so much built-up anxiety that it can often lead them to cancel their visit. This can easily put their health in jeopardy as many with dental...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
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