Posey Knitted Gel Pad Heel and Elbow Protectors
Posey Knitted Gel Pad Heel and Elbow Protectors

Posey Knitted Gel Pad Heel and Elbow Protectors

Brand/Manufacturer: POSEY
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Posey Knitted Gel Pad Heel and Elbow Protectors are recommended for low risk patients requiring pressure relief from contact surfaces or protection when there is a concern for falls. They offer comfortable sock-like protective coverings which elp provide comfort and reduce external pressures on the heel and elbow. Integrated Gel pad helps protect bony prominences and redistributes high pressure points.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
6224GM Medium, Fits Up to 11" (28cm) Circumference Pair $41.85 $26.95

Features

  • Posey Knitted Gel Pad Heel and Elbow Protectors are machine washable
  • Flexible stretch yarn helps minimize external friction and shearing on the skin
  • Non-compression, expandable knit weave helps promote air circulation 
  • Yarn is a unique blend of acrylic/nylon/spandex

More Information

  • Fitting Guidelines:
    - Knitted Heel/Elbow Protectors are intended to fit as a comfort product. Actual fit will depend on individual anthropometric measurements and patient comfort level. These protectors will stretch up to 30%.
  • Monitoring:
    - Be sure to follow your facility policies and guidelines for frequency of patient monitoring. Posey recommends that this product be removed at least every two (2) hours to check for skin integrity, proper circulation and range of motion.
  • Inspection:
    - Inspect before each use: check for broken stitches, or torn, cut or frayed material. Do not use soiled or damaged products.
  • Application Instructions:
    - Make sure the skin area to be covered by the Heel and Elbow Protector is free of any open wounds or pressure ulcers.
    - Select the appropriate size for the patients heel or elbow.
    - Slip the Heel and Elbow Protector over the foot or arm and position the internal contoured pad over the area to be cushioned.
    - The Heel and Elbow Protector should fit snugly on the limb. If it appears to be too tight or loose, choose the next most appropriate size to ensure patient comfort.
  • Warning:
    - Inspect skin frequently for tears, lacerations, avulsions, abrasions, infections or other damage and determine appropriate treatment. Change product with new or laundered product in accordance with facility policy.

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