Protect Your Patient While Using Peg Boards

Thursday, August 9, 2018 7:51:00 AM America/New_York

Surgical Teams using pegboard devices have expressed similar pressure and shear force concerns. The need to protect their patients from damaging pressure injuries and shear forces is a top priority. Many surgical patients have benefited from the Akton® polymer gel pad, designed to cushion the standard pegboard device. 

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Action Products- Once Again in the 100%

Friday, August 3, 2018 12:01:00 PM America/New_York

When devices and products intended for adult bodies are retrofitted for pediatric use, that does nothing but elevate risks and cause discomfort. Here at Action Products headquarters, we were thrilled to learn that, for the second year in a row, our specifically right-sized pediatric products are being used in 100% of the children’s hospitals named in the US News 2018-2019 Honor Roll.

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Worldwide Surgery Scarcity Estimated at 321.5 Million

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 7:02:00 AM America/New_York

“Surgical care has a role in treating a broad spectrum of diseases in the alleviation of human suffering. It is required of all ages, from neonates with congenital anomalies to elderly people with cataracts,” reads the introduction to a report on a study by the US National Institutes of Health.

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Orthopedic Patient Positioning

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 11:48:00 AM America/New_York

Positioning patients for orthopedic procedures requires assessing the patient’s health, physical limitations and any prior injuries. It is beneficial to check all equipment and ensure the proper pads and positioners are readily available. The top priority of any Surgical Team is safe and quality patient care. Orthopedic surgery often requires unorthodox methods of positioning patients. Each patient requires unique positioning based on the type of orthopedic surgery. The surgeon’s positioning preference also should be a consideration.

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