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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the offer must include 10 workstations in which the fixed panel is mounted on the l-leg armboard (two pupils / workstation).
The armboard was draped intraoperatively, so neither the arm nor the cannula was visible.
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.
For added security with arterial lines, the transducer holder can be used as a system with the Dale Bendable ArmBoard.
(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.
Several accessories are available, including an 1V pole, a vision-block screen, a hand procedure armboard, and many others.
We do it when we instruct the child that now is the time to lay his arm down on this comfortable bed (armboard) and that we are putting a soft pillow (gauze support) under his wrist.
(ICPI) of Alabama to manufacture several million of its newly developed 4/1 "Armboard" intravenous (IV) catheterization products.
* A variety of table sheets, armboard covers, headrest covers, and pillow covers available.