ACTION PRODUCTS AT BOOTH #1022 AT OR MANAGER SHOW

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 10:36:24 AM America/New_York

For the fifth time, Action Products will have a booth at the OR Manager Conference, to be held Oct. 2-4 in Orlando, Florida. The conference, itself in its 30th year, will bring together more than 1,400 OR managers and directors of surgical suites for three days of CE and networking. The focus of the conference will be on helping OR nurse managers “develop the skills and tools they need to increase efficiencies and meet revenue goals.” Rean on...

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ACTION PRODUCTS DESIGNED TO GIVE PRESSURE INJURIES “THE BUMP”

Monday, September 25, 2017 3:54:34 PM America/New_York

“Any time a person has surgery, they are at risk for a pressure injury from the equipment, the team, and their own internal risk factors,” Drs. Debra Fawcett and Ann Tescher pointed out in a recent NPUAP webinar. “It is the responsibility of the OR team to protect the patient through proper use of equipment, knowledge of the position, and clear understanding of where the pressure may develop,” the presenters caution. Read on...

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AT ACTION PRODUCTS, SEATING MATTERS!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:43:20 PM America/New_York

In normal upright sitting, 75% of body weight is supported on 8% of body area, namely the “sit bones” or ischial tuberosity. When a patient sits in an abnormal posture, one side may have higher interface pressure, increasing the possibility of a pressure injury occurring. Read on...

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ACTION’S AKTON® POLYMER HELPS O.R. PATIENTS STAY PUT

Monday, September 11, 2017 3:49:52 PM America/New_York

Top Takeaways offered by the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) focus on reducing “the effects of pressure, shear, and friction on healthy skin at increased risk for pressure injury.”

AORN discusses four different positions in which patients are typically placed while undergoing surgery, identifying the unique dangers of each: Read on...

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Nurses Helping Nurses

Thursday, September 7, 2017 12:51:30 PM America/New_York

I live in Dallas and have extended family and friends in the Houston area. It has been painful to watch homes and property being destroyed by Hurricane Harvey. Texas is rebuilding thanks to the generous support of other states and the determination of the people of Texas. Read on...

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