Eliminate Wrapping the Fracture Hip Post

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 11:05:23 AM America/New_York

We are all aware of  the variety of factors that impact the degree of risk for injury related to positioning a patient on a fracture table plate. The primary reason for placing a patient in a specific surgical position is to allow the surgeon to best access the operative site. The anesthesia and the type and length of the surgical procedure is always a consideration, as well as the patient’s overall health factors and conditions. Read on...

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Hip Replacement Surgeries

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 9:53:28 AM America/New_York

According to a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 332,000 total hip replacements are performed in the United States each year. During each surgery, the Surgical Team is dedicated to ensuring proper patient positioning. Read on...

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1 Comments | Posted in Patient Positioning By Peggy Forcelli

Products Appropriate for Prone Positioning

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 4:48:32 PM America/New_York

Action Products, Inc. receives inquiries relating to all of the surgical patient positions. Out of all of the surgical patient positioning types, information relating to positioners appropriate for the patient while being placed in the prone position is the most asked about for pressure redistribution. Read on...

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Comments | Posted in Pressure Sore Prevention By Peggy Forcelli

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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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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