A warm thank you note!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 2:46:00 PM America/New_York

Always great to hear a warm testimonial. Thank you Highland Park- Northshore Medical Center. We are happy to be your partner in patient safety. Read on to see what they say about us...

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PREVENTING PRESSURE INJURIES IN THE OR

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 10:32:04 AM America/New_York

There is intense pressure on hospitals to reduce pressure injury rates. The prevention of pressure ulcers, always a goal related to patient safety and comfort during surgery, is a prominent issue in Medicare reimbursement rulings.

Speakers at Action Products’ sponsored Masters Series workshop at this week’s OR Manager Conference will explore root cause analysis of pressure ulcers and methods of determining how – and whether – a pressure injury in fact originated in the operating room. Wednesday, September 21 at 12:45pm.

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Viva Las Vegas

Monday, September 19, 2016 3:09:49 PM America/New_York

Join us at the OR Manager Conference in Las Vegas, September 21-23. We are in Booth 118. Action is sponsoring a session on Wednesday 12:45-3:45pm called, Pressure Ulcers During Surgery: Preventable or Not?

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ASSESSMENT HELPS PREVENT PRESSURE INJURIES IN OR

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:12:13 PM America/New_York

“Pressure ulcers are a common problem for patients, causing significant pain and additional costs,” a 2012 systematic review concluded. “It has been accepted,” the authors note, “that pressure ulcers are caused by 3 different tissue forces: pressure, shear force, and friction, all of which have an important role in the occurrence of surgery-related pressure ulcers.” 

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POSITIONING PRODUCTS HELP PREVENT SLIDING IN STEEP TRENDELENBURG

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:59:41 PM America/New_York

In any surgery, proper patient positioning on the operating table is paramount for:

  • Optimal surgical exposure
  • Prevention of neuromuscular injury
  • Accommodating the camera system and arms
  • Reducing physician fatigue

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