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Appropriate aids for bariatric care

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aks range for bariatric care The percentage of the heavy weight population has stagnated for a period of more than ten years. In contrast, the number of adipose persons increased. This development means consequent adaptation to the heavy weight demand for the medical appliances market. Appropriate aids are needed.aks recommends a number of products in the bariatric range for the care and mobilisation; the large sizes and “strong” solutions can be found here.

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Useful information Definition and classification of overweight and adiposity Adiposity (Latin adeps = fat) "is defined as an increase of the body fat beyond the normal amount. The calculation basis for the weight classification is the Body Mass Index (BMI). The BMI is the quotient of the weight and the square of the body height (kg/m2). Overweight is defined as BMI > 25 kg/m2, adiposity as BMI > 30 kg/m2 (WHO, 2000 EK IV)."* Not only the weight of the body fat, but fat distribution also plays an important role. The waist circumference measurement applies in this regard. With a waist...

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goliath® For easy solution of difficult tasks aks designed the stable goliath® patient hoist for body weight up to 250 kg. The advantages of the goliath®: • Robust and safe construction with insertable stand mast and high-quality double castors • Incl. comfort spreader bar with two opposing hooks for broader configured seating for particularly corpulent persons • Electric spreading • Max. load capacity 250 kg • Mechanical emergency lowering, emergency stop button in the event of electrical faults, visual and acoustic warning against deep battery discharge at activation of the hand control •...

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goliath® sling The hoist sling for heavyweight persons The goliath® slings belong to the flexible body support systems whose fabric materials ideally adapt to the body of the patient. The extremely tear-resistant polyester slings provide reinforcement. Shoulder loops can be adjusted in 5 ways and leg loops in 4 ways. The back area and the leg supports provide an additional special feature. They are padded with a so-called pressure-elastic 3D textile. Two fabric layers are kept at a predefined spacing by a layer of padding. A microclimate forms there which has thermoregulating and...

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aks samson High-cell anti-decubitus alternating pressure system for heavy patients up to 300 kg aks samson provides correct care of adipose persons at risk of decubitus. The special design and the arrangement of the 20 double cells with a cell height of 25 cm ensure significant pressure relief and thus increased well-being for the heavyweight person in decubitus therapy. Care and static seat function complete the list of product benefits. The advantages of the aks samson: • Changeover button from static to alternating pressure operation • 8-stage pressure setting according to the...

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Foam mattress for L to XXL care beds This standard mattresses is explicitly not suitable for decubitus prophylaxis and therapy. They are solely intended for normal use and round off the aks product range for bariatric care. The advantages of the standard mattress: • For everyday use • Many different dimensions • The mattress can be used without side bar height extender in the corresponding aks care beds (L-XXL) • For persons with a body weight up to 130, 200 and max. 300 kg Order numbers See table on p. 110

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aks HD 85 Anti-decubitus and soft positioning mattresses made of foam for large & heavy patients As a consistent supplement to the aks care beds for heavy and very heavy patients, these mattresses fulfil the particular requirements which arise from this application area. The foams used have been selected to be perfect for secure positioning. The advantages of the aks HD 85: • Selection and design have been adapted to the requirements of varyingly heavy patients • Mattresses can be used without side bar height extender in the corresponding aks care beds (L, XL, XXL) • With inkoair® mattress...

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Care beds aks SB L, SB XL, SB XXL The correct bed for every stature aks developed the bed series SB L to XXL for heavy and large patients. The SB L type is intended for persons up to 150 kg body weight who cannot be supplied with standard beds due to their anatomy. The SB XL can be used for patients up to a body weight of 200 kg and has higher mirror panels and three side bars. SB XXL rounds off the bariatric range. With the particularly stable double scissor, the heavy duty bed easily accomplishes handling a patient weight up to 300 kg. Advantages of the care beds from SB L to SB XXL: •...

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Lifting care bed frames aks B4 L, B4 XL, B4 XXL The functional strength for the available bed at home In the usual environment – at home, in one’s own bed – the benefits of a care bed can also be used for heavyweight persons without great expense. The lifting care bed frame is installed in the existing bed and is immediately functional, with all the advantages of a care bed. aks B4 L The advantages of the lifting care bed frame: • Increased lying comfort due to four-section lying areas, electrically adjustable height and head part • Maximum functionality: foot part with knee bend of the...

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Cover according to EPUAP Decubitus Order grade number Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Polyester cover, PU coating Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Grade IV Foam Standard mattress for aks SB L aks B4 L Standard mattress for aks SB XL, aks B4 XL Standard mattress for aks SB XXL, aks B4 XXL Jersey cover, light blue Jersey cover, light blue Jersey cover, light blue Jersey cover, light blue Jersey cover,...

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