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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JACHO is not just for the OR

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 12:23:00 PM America/New_York

JACHO, which stands for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, is not just for the O.R. At latest count, the independent, not-for-profit organization, which is headquartered in Oakbrook, Illinois, accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Read on...

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Action's Akton® Polymer Gel Products Help OR Patients Avoid Injury

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 9:05:43 AM America/New_York

Top Takeaways offered in the new positioning guidelines by the Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses 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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Cushion Your Standard OR Peg Board Device

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:02:39 PM America/New_York

Surgical Teams using peg board 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 Action® pad, designed to cushion the standard peg board device. Read on...

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ACTION PRODUCTS – A BIG SUPPLIER FOR THE TOP TEN’S SMALLEST PATIENTS

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 8:41:42 AM America/New_York

Right-sizing, when it comes to healthcare, involves designing products for safety and patient outcomes. Unfortunately, when devices and products intended for adult bodies are retrofitted for pediatric use, that does nothing but elevate risks and cause discomfort. That’s why we here at Action Products headquarters were absolutely thrilled to read the article “US News names 10 children’s hospitals to its Honor Roll”.  We realized that our pediatric products are being used in 100% of those top ten children’s hospitals in the country!  Gratifyingly, we know why - Action Products offers one of the largest assortments of sizes for pediatric OR patients. Read on...

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