BayCare Clinic in the News: Nitrous oxide

Tue, Sep 12, 2017

WHO: Dr. Kerry Ahrens, an emergency medicine physician with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Monday for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about the growing use of nitrous oxide by first responders. Responders nationwide are increasingly using the gas to help ease patients’ pain.


WHAT: Locally, Kaukauna’s fire department has been using nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, to help manage patients’ pain since 2005.


WHERE: The story aired on WBAY Channel 2 News.


WHEN: It aired Monday during the 10 p.m. broadcast. It is available online. Watch the video.


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