Features of Posey Lateral Wedges
Posey Lateral Wedges are ideal for helping to keep bed ridden patients repositioned and help reduce pressure points under the hips and shoulders that can result in pressure ulcers. Wedges are filled with polystyrene beads that make the wedges easier to shape and position as compare to standard foam wedges. Each wedge features a zippered closure the allows the caregiver to add or remove beads to accomodate the users needs. All wedges are made from breathable vinyl mesh that helps to reduce heat build-up. Machine washable. Available in four sizes.
Recommended Use: Patients requiring additional positioning support in a bed or chair.
|6309M||Medium||Patients under 180 lbs. (82 kgs.)||16"x6"x7"|
|6309L||Large||Patients over 180 lbs. (82 kgs.)||19"x7"x9"|
|6309XL||X-Large||Very tall patients||23"x7"x9"|
Posey Lateral Wedges assist caregivers in complying with National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) guidelines for using 30-degree lateral inclined position when turning to avoid pressure on the hip.
SKU: 6309M, 6309L, 6309XL, Lateral Wedge, Lateral Wedges, Position Wedge, Position Wedges, Positioning Wedge, Positioning Wedges