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Capnography vs. SPO2 — The Difference Could be Life Changing

Capnography Far Superior to Pulse Oximetry in Patient Monitoring

There is a simple reason capnography monitoring is increasingly becoming the standard of care during outpatient surgery procedures: it provides an immediate alarm for life-threatening breathing problems during moderate or deep sedation.

Introducing the Upgraded DRE Waveline Pro — Now with Optional Drager Anesthesia Bench

The DRE Waveline Pro is a complete, advanced O.R. monitor with superior performance.

DRE is pleased to announce a series of upgrades to the DRE Waveline Pro patient monitor — a complete, advanced O.R. monitor with superior performance. The new Waveline Pro is a full-featured, dependable monitor at a very competitive price, perfect for many environments, including anesthesia and post-anesthesia care units.

Required Capnography Monitoring Growing Trend Among National and State Healthcare Organizations


The Oregon Board of Dentistry is the latest to update its guidelines to require etCO2 monitoring in moderate and deep sedation in an effort to increase safety in procedures. This amendment to Section 26 of the Oregon Dental Practice Act goes into effect July 1.

Get to know board certified anesthesiologist Marlon Michel


Dr. Marlon Michel, MD MBA, is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and president of M2 Anesthesia. M2 Anesthesia primarily focuses on in-office general anesthesia for the pediatric dental patient. Dr. Michel is also part owner and medical director for two different surgery centers that solely focus on pediatric dentistry. Dr. Michel began practicing anesthesia in 2003 and opened M2 Anesthesia in 2009.

Visit DRE at the ASCA Meeting in Booth #2327


DRE will be attending the ASCA Meeting in Boston April 17-19. Come visit Anthony Riley and Rick Piscitelli in booth #2327 for show specials.

Calling Dental Anesthesiologists! Come Visit DRE at ADSA in Las Vegas


“DRE is excited to meet new people and visit with our clients at ADSA,” Jim Evans, Medical Specialty Division Director, said. “This is a great opportunity to demonstrate our high quality equipment available for the dental anesthesiology market.”

Get to know outpatient anesthesiology expert Dr. Stuart E. Lieblich


Dr. Lieblich has been invited to speak on his expertise in outpatient anesthesia across the United States. DRE was privileged to discuss this topic with Dr. Lieblich.

Let DRE help you decide which Anesthesia Machine is right for your facility

Anesthesia machines play a vital role in medical practices, so deciding which is right for your needs makes an impact. DRE sales people are trained to help answer questions about the roles you need an anesthesia machine to play in your facility. The first factor to take into consideration is determining the role a new anesthesia machine will play in your practice. This will make it easier to make important decisions about the size, portability and anesthesia agent needed for use. Once you’ve defined these parameters, you can begin narrowing your search to the machines your facility could implement. DRE offers price points for both new and refurbished, portable and wall-mounted units from all major name brands and DRE.