armboard

armboard

 [ahrm´bord]
a rigid flat piece of boardlike material, used to immobilize the arm when an intravenous device is placed close to an area of flexion.
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Other features include 360-degree fluid control pouch with contoured foam ring, Velcro Cord-Holding Tab, armboard covers, and more.
They reasoned that since armboards would be used more frequently for children than for adults, to stabilize intravenous infusion sites, armboard use could have contributed to this problem.
Dressing Care Supplies needed: * 4X4 gauze * Central line dressing change kit * Sterile dry gauze to be placed at the insertion point * IV armboard to stabilize monitor probes/cables * Extra transparent and soft cloth adhesive dressing or any appropriate dry sterile occlusive dressing * Change the LICOX dressing every 48 hours or whenever saturated and prn.
5,7) The patients were positioned supine on the operating table with the arm supported by an armboard with two folded towels beneath the scapula for support.
For added security with arterial lines, the transducer holder can be used as a system with the Dale Bendable ArmBoard.
Several accessories are available, including an 1V pole, a vision-block screen, a hand procedure armboard, and many others.
The new 4/1 Armboard, introduced last August, is highly attractive to the healthcare industry because it simplifies the IV catheterization procedure.
A variety of table sheets, armboard covers, headrest covers, and pillow covers available.
Dale's A-Line Bendable ArmBoard can be custom shaped to each patient's unique anatomy and secure arterial lines.