Monday, July 9, 2018 9:47:32 AM America/New_York

Thought the only places you’d see Action Products put to use are hospitals, nursing facilities, and patient homes?  Think again.

In addition to medically related uses, users of our shock-absorbing Akton® polymer-based product lines now include (just to name a few): military agencies, law enforcement departments, equine sports and shooting sport facilities.  Of course, patient care remains a primary focus for us, and we’re proud that our products are in use worldwide, revolutionizing the patient positioning market.

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Positioning the Patient is of the Utmost Importance

Monday, July 2, 2018 5:43:51 PM America/New_York

Prior to surgery, the patient must be carefully transferred onto the operating room table. The positioning of the patient is of the utmost importance. Achieving the desired position for the specific surgery requires careful planning and coordination by the entire operating room team. Often, the patient may assist in positioning prior to induction of anesthesia. When the patient is under general anesthesia, the operating room team must carefully position each patient.

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Taking Arms Against Trouble By Embracing Action

Monday, June 25, 2018 9:52:00 AM America/New_York

Yes, we know there are problems. With decades of service to nurses, we at Action Products are well aware of the challenges faced by healthcare professionals. Still, the “listicles” sounded a rather negative drumbeat in our ears...

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Redistribution of Heat to Prevent "Hot Spots"

Thursday, June 21, 2018 5:46:22 PM America/New_York

Surgical Teams across the country are seeking pressure relieving and redistributing devices to prevent the development of pressure injuries and shear for their patients who are at high risk. "Hot spots" need to be prevented as they act as a catalyst for decubiti. The products selected are usually different types of mattresses and/or overlays which assist in reducing or redistributing pressure, friction and heat.

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Taking Action To Increase the Number of Male Nurses

Friday, June 15, 2018 2:37:16 PM America/New_York

As the RN Journal puts it, “It is time to Recruit More Men into the Profession of Nursing”.

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Comments | Posted in Surgical Patient Safety By Janet Kaplan