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Reduce Risk Of Injury with the SPH Medical EPD

Epidural or Spinal Block

Epidural Positioning Device Implementation to Improve Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Worker Safety In the realm of anesthesia, there are many methods to help reduce a patient's pain and suffering during operations or procedures. It takes an entire team of healthcare professionals to deliver safe and effective anesthesia that produces positive patient outcomes. One of the most common anesthesia types includes epidural anesthesia or spinal block, which is seen in the operating...

The SPH Medical EPD improves patient safety

Epidural Trends and the Epidural Chair

Current Epidural Trends in Hospitals and the Epidural Chair Now more than ever in Labor and Delivery departments and in General Surgery areas the trend is to utilize the Epidural Chair to improve patient comfort and safety.  Equally important is the opportunity to improve safety for nursing and Anesthesia staff.  It is well known that the experience of childbirth is extremely painful for the mother. Modern medicine has advanced to provide...

Epidural Safety for Patients and Staff

What is Epidural Safety? Epidural Analgesia's are used to reduce or completely eliminate pain. It is when the doctor inserts opioids or local anesthesia in their patient's epidural space, which blocks the nerve roots. Staff and patients can be protected from injury when exercising epidural safety during this procedure. Local anesthesia can include opioids such as morphine, hydromorphone, and fentanyl or drugs of a different class such as mepivacaine, lidocaine, bupivacaine, and...

Epidural Chair for Epidural Safety

Epidural Analgesia for Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery Epidural injections or epidural anesthesia is defined as regional anesthesia that blocks pain in a specific area of the body. To perform an epidural injection, the anesthesiologist utilizes a hollow needle to place an epidural catheter, which is a small and flexible plastic tube, into the space between the spinal column and outer membrane of the spinal cord (epidural space). This is in...

Epidural Chair for Thoracentesis

Why use the Epidural Chair for Thoracentesis Thoracentesis is an invasive procedure used to diagnose and medicate pleural effusions, during the treatment of a condition whereby excess fluid accumulates in the pleural space. Thoracentesis is used to manage symptoms like pain and shortness of breath. It relieves pressure in your lungs and provides epidural pain relief. The procedure also establishes the cause of the excess fluid found in the pleural space....

Epidural Chair and Pain Relief

The Epidural Chair, Reduce the Risk of Complications Pain during labor is among the most common reasons that people get an epidural with over half of women in the US electing to receive epidural anesthesia. It is important to administer an epidural properly to ensure adequate pain relief and to reduce the risk of complications. Learning more about epidural pain relief and the epidural chair can help to ensure that you...

Epidural Pain Relief and Patient Safety

Epidural Pain Relief: Positioning for maximum safety An epidural, is often used throughout the U.S. to relieve pain during contractions and delivery without restricting the mothers' ability to have control and strength to push the baby out. For an epidural, medicine is administered through a tube inserted by the anesthesiologist in the lower back. A mixture of anesthetics and analgesics can be included in the epidural for women who are delivering...

About 70 Percent of Women in Labor Choose Epidural Pain Relief

Epidural Pain Relief During Labor About 70 percent of women in labor choose epidural pain relief "Anastasia" to ease pain during labor. This procedure effectively blocks much of the pain associated with labor contractions and the birth process. Epidurals typically don't block sensation completely, allowing the mother to push during the second stage of labor. The laboring woman remains alert and able to participate in the birth of her child but...

Epidural Chair prevents injuries

Patients Can Feel Safer With The Epidural Positioning Device

The Epidural Positioning Device, Positioning Patients Safety What commonly comes to mind when you hear the word epidural is that someone is giving childbirth, and they need an epidural to help with the pain. For a mother in labor, an epidural provides anesthesia that creates a range of numbness from the patients navel to her upper legs.  This enables the patient to be awake and alert during childbirth, while allowing the...

EPD the Epidural Positioning Chair

Positioning Patients Safely with The Epidural Positioning Chair

Positioning Patients Safely With An Epidural Chair or EPD Are you tired of straining your back and arms? Do you have frequent musculoskeletal problems from attempting to hold patients in position? It’s time to let the Epidural Positioning Device (EPD) take the load off your neck, back, arms and wrists. If you’re a nurse, nursing assistant, anesthesia tech, Nurse Manager in Labor and Delivery, or General Surgery this product is indispensable. It...