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 in Pediatrics

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 1:58:25 PM America/New_York

“Little is known about pressure ulcer prevention practice among pediatric patients,” Razmus and Bergquist-Beriger lamented just two years ago in Wound Management & Prevention. For one thing, the authors explained, risk factors for pressure ulcers are different for infants and children relative to adults. Instruments that have been used to identify pediatric risks include:

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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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New Detection Technology For Deep Tissue Injuries - A Case Study

Friday, November 30, 2018 2:27:20 PM America/New_York

Given our commitment to the prevention of pressure injuries, at Action Products we took note of an important case study from the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana (as reported in Wound Care Advisor.)

The case study, authored by Todd Zortman, RN, WCC, and James Malec, PhD, of Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana, demonstrates how two new technologies (infrared scanning and noncontact low-frequency ultrasound) can be used to identify and resolve deep tissue injuries (DTI) even in high-risk patients. Below is a brief summary of the case study.

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Nurses - Take Action Against Bullying & Workplace Violence! Important Resources

Wednesday, November 21, 2018 2:15:24 PM America/New_York

This is the final installment of a three-part series that we created to provide nurses with the resources they need to educate and better prepare themselves to deal with bullying and violence in the workplace.

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