New pressure ulcer education!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 1:43:31 PM America/New_York

Calling all nurses...

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Janet Kaplan

Lori Huffman: Inspiring Operating Room Nurses All Over the Country

Friday, November 16, 2012 10:32:01 AM America/New_York

Being an operating room nurse is a challenging job. You have to be alert all the time. You must know how to anticipate the needs of the patient and work closely with the surgical team. Every year, 75,000 surgical cases are recorded. In every case, O.R. nurses prepare the patient for surgery, assist the surgeon during the operation and care for the patient during the immediate post-operative period. 

Lori Huffman, a registered nurse at Indiana University Health University Hospital, talks about her love for science and experience as an operating room nurse. According to Lori, operating room nurses are the managers of the room. Since the surgeons are doing the procedure, you have to make sure that everything else runs smoothly.

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Action Products Team

Patient safety and comfort are some of the primary considerations during any kind of surgical procedure. Some of the many factors that can lead to problems are putting a patient in an incorrect position and not being able to assist the patient to assume the required position safely. Some problems you may encounter with improper positioning are : 

  • Breathing difficulties
  • Pressure sores
  • Blocked blood circulation
  • excessive blood loss
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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Action Products Team

Pressure Sore, a Common Concern of Family Caregivers

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 10:36:32 AM America/New_York

Family Caregivers AssociationDuring Thanksgiving week, we also celebrate National Family Caregivers Week. This tradition first started in 1997, when President Clinton signed the first proclamation for this event. Eventually, this week long event turned into a month-long celebration. 

The National Family Caregivers Association aims to show support to family caregivers, to increase awareness, to understand common issues experienced by caregivers and to show gratitude for their efforts.

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Action Products Team

Happy Thanksgiving from Action Products

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:37:49 AM America/New_York

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Action Products. We are thankful to all of the medical professionals and customers who have made our business thrive. Thanks to all of our hard working employees, distributors and representatives throughout the world. For without the loyal partnerships, we could not assist in your patient safety needs.

Again, thank you from all of us at Action!

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Comments | Posted in Action Products, Inc. By Janet Kaplan