How Moderate Sedation Is Used To Improve Patient Care In The ER

How Moderate Sedation Is Used To Improve Patient Care In The ER

Moderate or conscious sedation is a common procedure used in the emergency room to reduce dislocations or fractures in patients.  I have seen this procedure frequently on dislocated hip prostheses (like the image above) and shoulders after the patient has experienced some kind of trauma or fall.  This procedure allows patients to tolerate typically unpleasant [...]

Accupressure Mats; Are They Worth All The Hype?

Accupressure Mats; Are They Worth All The Hype?

Acupressure mats have recently been circling the internet like crazy.  However, mats like this have actually been around for hundreds of years.  In Indian and Chinese cultures they would use beds of nails to induce relaxation.  These modern-day versions are supposed to act similarly to help the user relieve stress and pain. The mats are [...]