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The evAQ mattress range by Funke Medical. All mattresses in this range are equipped with an evacuation function. This means that you can evacuate patients quickly and easily without transferring them on rescue sheets or carry them on stretchers!Evacuation systems such as stretchers and rescue sheets often require 2 or more persons to use them. With the evAQ range, one person can evacuate a patient.SAFER - FASTER - GENTLER • Safety belts with quick-release buckle• Special sliding material at the bottom• Stairway evacuation possible• Firm edges provide stability• Rescue handles on the cover Download Brochure
Product Focus - Posimed Heel Protector Boot
The Posimed Heel Protector from Funke Medical is use in the treatment and prevention of pressure injury on the heel area. Some of the features include: Unique GELTOUCH®-technology with cooling-effect Mesh3 fabric for maximum comfort and climate control Rotation-Stop Soft fastener for drop foot prophylaxisBi-elastic cover to minimise shear forces Autoclavable according to RKI*1 guidelines For decubitus prophylaxis and therapy Suitable for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers Cover is easy to disinfect: Washable up to 95°C Suitable for tumble dryer Autoclavable Disinfection by wiping Disinfectant-proof*3 Suitable for disinfection with chlorine*3 Max. 5000 ppm Standards: CE marking MDR 2017/745 Flame retardant DIN EN 597...
The Sydney GoFlat by Seating Matters
The NEW Sydney GoFlat™ seat for Seating Matters has been designed to enable safe and efficient transfer of critical care patients from lying in bed to a fully seated, clinically optimised position offering care professionals new options in early patient mobilisation. The Sydney GoFlat can form part of the initial process of getting patients out of bed, helping in both the physical and emotional rehabilitation of critical care patients. Long periods of immobility can lead to poor functional and clinical outcomes. Sydney allows patients to get out of bed and into extended seated periods while ensuring clinical value and reducing...
The Four Principles of Pressure Management in Seating
Martina Tierney, Occupational Therapist and Clinical Director of Seating Matters has dedicated most of her 30 year long career to researching the impact of seating on the quality of life of patients across the world, with a mission to change the world of healthcare seating through reducing the incidence of these debilitating pressure injuries/ulcers. In her most recent blog, Martina takes us through the four principals of pressure management in seating. A pressure injury is a localised injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue, usually over a bony prominence caused by pressure or pressure in combination with shear. Pressure injuries...