Action Products, Inc. Attends the 2019 AORN EXPO

Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:13:10 PM America/New_York

The AORN Global Surgical Conference & Expo will be held April 6-10, 2019 in Nashville, TN. This year's focus is Harmonized Care as the Key to Safety. It is the largest Gathering of Perioperative Professionals in the World with over 5,600 executives, directors, managers, staff nurses, and other perioperative professionals from around the world.

 

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Pressure Injury Prevention is Vital in Home Health Care

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:53:10 AM America/New_York

Why is pressure injury prevention so crucially important for patients with physical disabilities? As Susan Lipton Garber writes in an article about occupational therapy patients published in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, “Pressure sores are a major complication in the medical course of these individuals.”  Garber discusses the fact that wheelchair cushions can “help relieve pressure and reduce the risk of ulceration.”


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Both In Hospital & At Home, Right Sizing Medical Products is Key

Friday, January 11, 2019 2:54:42 PM America/New_York

Prevention of pressure injuries, plain and simple, involve redistributing a patients’ body weight.  Here at Action Products, we focus on creating and customizing pressure-relieving and weight-redistributing devices and products. Those include different types and sizes of medical products, including mattresses, overlays, cushions and seating. The goal - reduce pressure, friction, and shear.

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For Our Smallest Patients, Right-Sizing Positioners Is Key

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 9:30:01 AM America/New_York

Pressure injury prevention depends, in large part, on right-sizing the products used to position patients during surgery. Pediatric positioning, our company founders realized early on, poses a unique challenge, and for that precise reason, Action Products created a comprehensive line of positioners designed specifically for neonates, infants, and children.

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Purdue University Professor has Seen Evolution of Pressure Injury Treatment

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2:38:36 PM America/New_York

Jean Hayes, RN, MS, now retired from Purdue University (North Central) School of Nursing in Indiana and from her long-standing practice in the home health care industry, says she’s seen it all. Interviewed at length by our Action Products blog editor, Hayes recalls the evolution of nursing practices over her forty year career.

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