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V A K U C A R E W H E E L C H A I R C U S H I O N - 1

Seat patient on cushion. Cushion to contain a small amount of air only. Seat patient according to specific need. When you are in position make a vacuum by using the hand pump (red end) until the pump does not suck in any air. After that the pump can be taken out of the valve. During the whole process of adjustment the client stays sitting on the pillow. Decubitus endangered areas can then be relieved by pressing the demanded areas in the pillow after vacuuming. The depth of the cushion (uncovered) can be calculated by measuring the distance between the deepest point of impress and the bottom of the pillow – to be less than 1-5 cm refills are possible. Refilling materials and equipment are available from Vakuform. Because of the high workmanship the vacuum in our cushion lasts for a long time. Nevertheless overtime air gets into the cushion. For that especially at the beginning of usage the air should be evacuate short with ballpump every one or two days. This work can be done by the patient after instruction through therapist. Please notice to control the firmness of the cushion regular. The adjustment of the cushion should be made by an experienced orthopaedic engineer according to Content of the cushion: The content of the cushion is made of fine polystyrene granulate. Contents are variable: take out the pillow valve and refill or take out granulate as VAKUCARE WHEEL CHAIR CUSHION required. In this way the thickness of the pillow can be adjusted individually. How to care: The cushion can be disinfected as well as hand washed at 60€C. The covering can be removed, it can be disinfected, and machine washed at 60€C. Size: Made to measure Delivery: 1 x polystyrene filled neoprene cushion. 1 x ball hand pump with extension hose. Order-No.: 10000 for seat cushion up till 46 x 46 x 6 cm. 10001 for seat cushion more than 60 x 60 x 6 cm. 10010 for back cushion up till 46 x 46 x 6 cm. 10011 for back cushion more than 60 x 60 x 6 cm. Guarantee: 2 Years Optional: Cover for cushion. Bottom made of anti slip material, top made of 3 mm distance-mesh-material. 7mm distance-mesh-material as in between lining.

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V A K U C A R E W H E E L C H A I R C U S H I O N - 2

combination of vacuum technology with highly flexible neoprene material. Thus it is possible to adjust Vakuform wheelchair cushion in an optimum and uncreased way to the body shape. In deflated condition the cushion creates a stable seat and if necessary can be adjusted. With suspected or already existing decubitus, endangered body parts can be relieved by VAKUCARE wheelchair seat and back cushion Vakuform products represent a unique Every VAKUCARE cushion is equipped with a self closing valve on the side, where air can be let in and out. The amount of air inside the pillow is regulated by...

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