U-Turner To Prevent Bedsores and Turn patients with ease

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Description

  • Allows one person to turn a patient in bed and provide care. 
  • Makes turning patients in bed easier and more convenient.
  • Can be used as a positioning aid which may prevent or heal bedsores. 
  • Adjustable straps allow caregiver to reposition and deal with patient in side lying position (30 degrees elevation really useful for bedsore prevention).
  • Caregiver can easily make small incremental changes to position as needed (also really useful for bedsore prevention).
  • Safely, respectfully and gently turn patients onto their side with ease and convenience. 
  • Cradles patients in position required for effective cleaning, bed-bathing and diaper and/or linen changes. 
  • Easily place patient on and off bedpan as needed.
  • Can be used for every two hour turning of patients. 
  • Made of strong, reusable material that may be machine washable and fast drying. 
  • Machine wash & tumble dry low or line dry.
  • Single patient use really useful. 
  • Full or partial side rails required for safety.
  • At-home kit to be had for non-hospital beds. Ask seller for details.
  • Comes in convenient washable Nylon tote bag.
  • Ships with full written instructions and instruction video online.
  • Bariatric size (over 300lbs) also to be had. Ask seller for details.
  • Proudly Made In USA.
  • Retails for $179.99 Introductory special price $149.99 for a limited time.
  • See ErgoMatrix U-Turner website for video demonstration.

U-Turner™

 

Protecting caregivers from lifting injury,
securing patients in side-lying position to prevent bedsores and improving
nursing care and outcomes

FEATURES:

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Enables one nurse or
caregiver to turn a patient in bed with ease

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Ergonomic friction-reducing
nylon sling

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Industrial strength webbing
and design to maximize safety

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Quick release buckle
clasps = easy application and removal of device

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Attaches to bed frame
or side rails

  • Maximizes dignity and patient
    safety
  • Adjustable straps accommodates
    different size patients and beds
  • Multiple handles maximizes
    caregiver keep watch over and comfort

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Fluid and mildew
resistant material

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Machine wash or wipe
clean as needed

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Quick drying time

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Single patient use
recommended

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Latex free

APPLICATIONS:

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Skin and wound
assessments

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Wound care

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Take photos of wounds

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Place patient on and
off bedpan

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Clean patient with
ease

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Bed baths

·        
Change linens with
patient in bed

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Rectal and spinal
exams

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Rectal temperatures

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Rectal medication
application

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Listen to lungs

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Back rubs to promote
circulation

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Chest physiotherapy
for airway clearance

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Turn patient every two
hours with ease

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Maintain patient in
elevated position to prevent or heal bedsores

BENEFITS:

  • Enables one nurse or caregiver
    to turn a patient and provide care without assistance.
  • Allows easy and immediate access
    to patient’s backside for cleaning, assessments, wound care, and so on.
  • Increases staff productivity:
    second person does not have to stand at bedside holding the patient on side,
    instead they are able to be doing something more productive.
  • No more waiting for help – one
    caregiver can clean patients immediately which may:

      
Improve nursing care
and outcomes

      
Reduce risk for skin
breakdown & infection

      
Improve patient and
family satisfaction. (= higher patient satisfaction scores)

      
Make patient feel more
comfortable and respected. (not left in soiled bed for long time)

      
Improve hospital
reputation. (patients/families have a better experience)

      
Reduce the perception
that “there’s not enough help” or “they’re short staffed”

  • Decrease risk of staff injuries
    and workman comp claims associated with repetitive strain injuries.
  • Can be used as a positioning
    aid which may prevent or heal bedsores by allowing patient to remain in an
    elevated position.
  • Can be used to facilitate
    frequent turning and repositioning of patient so as to prevent skin
    breakdown.
  • Safer and gentler for patients
    than being “manually” turned: protects them from bruising, skin tears,
    and so on.
  • Patients feel more comfortable
    and respected when turned with the U-turner, the fear and resistance is
    reduced.
  • Patients are more cooperative
    and relaxed right through the procedure, making nurses and caregivers job easier
    and more pleasant for them.

SPECIFICATIONS:

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Also
to be had in Bariatric or Pediatric size

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Colors:
Royal Blue, Camoflauge or Pediatric print available



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