VAKUFORM Seat and back cushions


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VAKUFORM Seat and back cushions - 1

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 Seat patient on cushion. Cushion to contain a small amount of air only. required. In this way the thickness of the pillow can be adjusted individually. 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 washed at 60•C. The covering can be removed, it can be disinfected, and machine washed at 60•C. the whole process of adjustment the client How to care: The cushion can be disinfected as well as hand stays sitting on the pillow. 4. Decubitus endangered areas can then be relieved by pressing the demanded areas in Delivery: 1 x polystyrene filled neoprene cushion. 1 x ball hand pump with extension hose. the pillow after vacuuming. Order-No.: 11000 for seat cushion up till 46 x 46 x 10 cm. 11001 for seat cushion more than 60 x 60 x 20 cm. between the deepest point of impress and the bottom of the pillow – to be less than 11010 for back cushion up till 46 x 46 x 10 cm. 11011 for back cushion more than 60 x 60 x 20 cm. 1-5 cm refills are possible. Refilling materials and equipment are avail- able from Vakuform. 6. The depth of the cushion (uncovered) can be calculated by measuring the distance Because of the high workmanship the vacuum in our cushion lasts for a long time. Nevertheless overtime air gets into the Optional: Cover for cushion. Bottom made of anti slip material, top made of 3 mm distance-mesh-material. 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 7mm distance-mesh-material as in between lining. VAKUFORM Seat– and Backcushion instruction through therapist. Please notice to control the firmness of the cushion regular.

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flexible neoprene material. Thus it is possible to adjust Vakuform wheelchair cushion in an optimum and uncreased way to the body shape. Use: VAKUFORM wheelchair cushions are made for patients with high a risk of decubitus and in special cases for patients who already have decubitus. 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 impressing the cushion with the hand in the designated area. This leads to an additional relief of pressure. Every VAKUFORM cushion is...

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