Papoose Board

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A restraint device designed to immobilize a child, up to age 12, during dental work, venipuncture, and other medical procedures for which the papoosee is expected to flail, buck, or prove uncooperative, or when complete sedation is not possible. It is more effective than multiple aides holding the person down, and used on young immature children and/or special needs patients
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Effective oral examination of this patient requires utilization of papoose restraint and Molt mouth prop.