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Nitrous Oxide: Whippits vs Hand Held Nitrous Whippits are small cylinders (usually 8 or 16g) of nitrous oxide gas (N2O). Used officially in making whipped cream, but more often used recreationally for its dissociative effects and reduction of pain and anxiety. If used properly and in moderation whippits are harmless. However, improper inhalation (e.g. mask, bag or balloons, etc.) can lead to oxygen deprivation and other problems discussed in this article. Hand Held…

  Nitrous Oxide has been used to reduce pain and anxiety in dental patients for a long time.  Not until recently however, has nitrous oxide been used by health care professionals other than dentist.   Thanks to a new product introduced by Strata Medical Innovations, nitrous oxide can now be used by other health care professionals, specifically urologists.  No certifications or nitrous oxide training classes are required and the…

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  How to Reduce Patient Pain Every doctor knows that despite his or her good intentions sometimes they cause patient pain. Patient pain and anxiety are the number one complaints many people have when they receive procedures. For example, the number one complaint for people getting Botox is pain. The pain only lasts for a few seconds but it is quite intense. For Botox patients this pain…

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