Positioning Sling – Side Positioning
For turning patients on OR tables, procedure tables or similar surfaces when the width of surface is narrow or space is limited.
From a supine position the side positioning function will lift, while caregiver can slide pt. at same time to result in a centered side lying position. This can be quite effective on narrow surfaces.
- Reduce number of staff during the turn.
- Make it possible to turn the patient with less manual force.
- Avoid manually lifting.
- Avoid friction / shear on the patient’s skin.
- Allow a smooth and controlled turn of the patient.