Pressure sore prevention, wound care

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Monday, December 31, 2001

Not sure what pressure sore prevention and wound care products to stock? Check out the following possibilities from manufacturers. HME

Pressure Sore Prevention

PrimaTech
Discovercaire
- Static technology provides internal pressure by using the patient's body mass index.
- Technology developed by physicians through years of research.
- Battery backup, LCD display, highly portable.

Graham Field
Lumex Positioner
- High-resilience, molded foam.
- Specialized, migration resistant DFD gel cell, viscal elastic foam top layer.
- Lightweight, durable, comfortable, easy to keep clean.

Supracor
Stimulite Honeycomb Cushion
- Provides pressure management relief, reduced shearing, ventilation.
- Extremely hygienic: antibacterial, antifungal and odor resistant; machine washable and dryer safe.
- Lightweight: 3.25 pounds.; three inches thick

Mellen Air
RemAir

- One piece configuration.
- Blower driven, low-air-loss.
- Proven reliability, efficacy.

Sentech
Stage IV 3000

- Mulit-zoned pressure relief.
- Combines low-air loss, alternate pressure in one.
- Digital display shows air cell pressures.
 

Span-America
PressureGuard CFT
- Out performs expensive low-air loss systems yet requires no electricity.
- Medicare reimbursable as a group II (treatment) surface under EO 373.
- Ultra simple and hassle-fee; 5-year warranty.

 

Volkner
Turning System Mark I
- Low-air loss turning mattress overlay.
- Helps prevent and treat pulminary congestion.
- Helps eliminate sleep deprivation.

Wound Care

FLA Orthopedics
Clinitex HealWell contracture splint
- Suspends heel, protecting it from pressure or friction.
- Hip rotation control bar helps position the foot correctly without rotating hip.
- Microban liner helps control growth of bacteria, yeast, fungus.

 

United Pacific
Hinged Knee Wrap

- Adjustable straps above and below patella opening.
- Full-length, anterior opening.
- Trioxon lining wicks away moisture.

 
 

Omega Medical
Megazinc pink adhesive tape

- Latex-free, zinc oxide-based adhesive tape.
- Easy tear edge; conforms easily to body contours; flexible.
- Available in sizes 1/2", 1", 2", 3".

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